Tanker Explodes Otedola bridge burning dozens of vehicles, kills 12

Fuel Tanker that Explodes Otedola Bridge burn dozens of vehicles lined up the road. Atleast 12 people died including a minor were taken from the scene of accident completely burned.

During the unfortunate incident last Thursday, at least nine people died on the spot, while four survivors with different degrees of injury, were immediately, rushed to the hospital for treatment. However, two victims later died weekend, before the latest casualty.

Commissioner for Health, Dr. Jide Idris, who disclosed the latest death toll during a press briefing in Alausa, Ikeja, also announced the opening of a DNA sample collection center to assist in identifying the bodies at the mortuary.

Meanwhile the investigations into the incident were ongoing, saying that government would not allow vehicles that pose serious danger to residents on the road.

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