UPDATED: Woman and her baby died, buildings razed in Onitsha tanker explosion

UPDATED: Woman and her baby died, buildings razed in Onitsha tanker explosion

A woman and her baby were feared dead while no fewer than 40 buildings, ranging from two- storey to four-storey buildings were razed in a tanker explosion in Upper Iweka, Onitsha, Anambra state. Over 500 lock-up shops were also gutted by the fire along the Iweka street market leading to Ochanja and Menax market. The incident was said to have started when a tanker laden with Premium Motor Spirit, PMS, otherwise known as petrol, descending from the Zik’s roundabout end of Onitsha -Enugu expressway, lost control around Toronto Hospital and…

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