Tens Injured in Petrol Tanker Explosion in Adamawa State Capital, Yola.

A petrol tanker has exploded in the early hours of Monday in Yola, the capital of Adamawa State.

Tanker Explosion

The incident happened at the busy PZ Roundabout along Airport Road.

The tanker, owned by Conoil, lost control and fell while the driver was manoeuvring the roundabout.

Vehicles and shops worth millions of Naira around the vicinity were razed down.

A combined team of firefighters from the State, Federal, Air Force and Faro Bottling Company were seen battling to contain the fire.

One of the eyewitnesses narrates what happened that caused the fire outbreak.

A firefighter, Moses Oshunbiyi, confirmed the incident and advised truck drivers to always be cautious and know what to do in the future, to avoid the reoccurrence of such incidents.