The police has begun investigation into Thursday's tanker fire that destroyed property worth billions of naira.

Bounce News reported that the fire, which began after the tanker missed its track and hit an electric pole, caused some panic within the affected area.

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Although no casualty was reported, the driver of the diesel-laden tanker has not yet been identified with locals stating that he might have gone into hiding.

But the police in a statement said that they will leave no stone upturned to unravel the identity of the fleeing suspect.

The police need your help. If you were in the area and observed the accident, or know who the driver is, contact the Rivers Police Command PRO on 08033396538 or you can directly contact Nnamdi Omoni at

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