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Many feared dead after tanker blast in Nigeria
January 12, 2019

In Nigeria, many people are feared dead after a petrol tanker veered off the road, caught fire and exploded as people tried to recover the fuel.

The incident took place at Odukpani area of Cross River state, just north of the state capital, Calabar.

Local residents rushed to collect the leaking fuel when it caught fire, triggering the blast.