Many injured as petrol tanker explodes in Kano

Not less than 45 people might have sustained severe burns and other related injuries as a petrol tanker making a delivery at the Al-Ihasan petrol station located along Yahaya Gusau way, Sharada Kano explodes into flames.

The incident which took place Saturday evening might have resulted from the violation of some safety rules while a tanker was delivering petrol at the station.

The Commissioner for Works Idris Garba Unguwanrimi who spoke to newsmen on the matter expressed sadness over the unfortunate and avoidable incident which he blamed on violation of the safety protocols.