- Some students have lost their lives in Anambra
- They were killed when an overhead Tank filled with water fell into a classroom
-The incident occurred at Royal Kings Foundation nursery and primary school Nkpor-Agu in Idemili North
A disaster occurred in Anambra as two pupils lost their lives in a bizarre accident.
The two pupils were killed when an overhead Tank filled with water fell into a classroom while the pupils were learning.
The incident occurred at Royal Kings Foundation nursery and primary school Nkpor-Agu in Idemili North LGA of Anambra state.
The tanker which exploded on Thursday, February 6, was laden with 11,000 litres of diesel.
The incident was which was confirmed by the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), occurred close to a construction yard of the China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC).
Olufemi Osanyintolu, the director-general of LASEMA, said that the disaster took place after the rear spring of the vehicle broke off while it was on top speed.
Although firefighters are still battling to put out the flames, no official statement has been made as to any recorded casualty or loss of property.
Legit.ng had also reported that a tanker loaded with fuel had exploded inside a mechanic village in Amawbia, Awka South local government area of Anambra state.
The explosion happened at about 2.45 pm on the Amawbia bypass by Enugu-Onitsha Expressway, Awka on Tuesday, January 14.
An eye-witness quoted in the report had said the fire was still raging but added that no casualty has been confirmed.
Anambra state police command spokesman, Haruna Mohammed, confirmed the incident. His words: “A tanker has just exploded inside a mechanic workshop at Amawbia bypass, Enugu – Onitsha Expressway Awka."
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