A loaded petrol tanker belonging to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation burst into flames on Ifako Bridge in Lagos on Friday.
According to multiple reports on Twitter, the tanker
The Lagos State Traffic Management Agency confirmed the reports on its Twitter handle and said the spot where the fire incident happened has been flushed, adding that the road is being opened up, though there is heavy traffic.
Videos and photos of the incident were shared by LASTMA official Twitter as well as updates.
See videos from LASTMA and Twitter users:
— LASTMA (@followlastma) January 11, 2019
Tanker Explosion at Oworoshoki road. pic.twitter.com/JqbePg1SLG
— Mr.┏̲O̶̲̅┓̲P ┏̲A̶̲̅┓ (@ogbeni_opa) January 11, 2019
— Az Clay (@yinka_tlc) January 11, 2019
BREAKING NEWS another tanker caught fire on the third mainland bridge towards getting to ogudu bus https://t.co/EHWf0UpbUq
— @IAM-chefchizuru (@ChizuruokeA) January 11, 2019