#Onitshaonfire: Tanker Explodes, Houses On Fire, Residents Trapped (Videos)

Scores are feared trapped in buildings in Onitsha; after a petrol laden tanker crashed into buildings, sparking a fire. Many residents of Onitsha in Anambra state are “currently trapped” following a fire outbreak.
The fire was sparked by a petrol laden tanker. One witness told newsmen that the tanker lost control and exploded into balls of fire after ramming into buildings in the Upper Iweka axis of the city.
The incident has created chaos among residents and traders in the nearby Ochanga market, the report states
“Many buildings are on fire and the firefighters are nowhere to be found,” a resident told TheCable.
Netizens have been uploading videos of the incident as well. The fire had not been put out at the time of the report. See Videos from the scene below..

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