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Nigeria Gas Tanker Explosion: 35 Killed, 100 Wounded

Abuja (September 11, 2018): At least 35 people have been killed, while 100 have been injured when a gas tanker exploded in northern Nasarawa state in Nigeria.

Director of State Emergency Management Agency has said that accident happened at a gas station along the Lafia-Makurdi road linking the capital city of Abuja with northern and southern Nigeria.He said that the accident happened as the truck was unloading at a gas station. However, further investigation of the accident has been started.

State Emergency Management Agency official said most of people that died rushed to the accident spot to see what was happening.

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