A petroleum tanker filled with it’s content, had an accident in Ushongo Local Government Area of Benue State.

As a result, the product split and resident started scooping fuel.

Sadly, an explosion happened, and four persons were burnt beyond recognition, while many others sustained injuries.

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Also, several houses located near the scene of the explosion, as well as motorcycles, were torched by the fire.

The fire began around 10am on Sunday and lasted for several hours before it was put out.

Some of the victims with severe burns were taken to the Benue State University Teaching Hospital for treatment on the directive of the state governor, Samuel Ortom.

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