A petrol tanker exploded at Dikko-junction on the Abuja-Kaduna expressway killed one person while ten were injured.
The Niger State Emergency Management Agency (NSEMA) has confirmed the death of one person while 10 others injured.
It was gathered that the incident occurred at about 10:30 pm on Friday night.
According to Alhaji Ahmed Inga, the Director General of NSEMA, “We received a report from our Suleja Desk Officer that there was a tanker explosion and many people were affected.
We cannot give the actual number of people that lost their lives, we will confirm that during our assessment; but from the report of our Suleja Desk Officer, one person died in the incident. Many people were injured and several vehicles were completely burnt,”he said.
He said at about 4:30 am on Saturday the state fire service were able to bring the fire under control.he added that the injured victims together with the corpse were taken to Umaru Musa Hospital, Sabon Wuse.