Two days after a fuel tanker explosion rocked Oshigbudu, in Agatu Local Government Area of Benue State, another explosion has occurred in the community.

The fresh explosion occurred around 3 am on Tuesday.

A member of the community, Otache Gabriel, lamented the situation on his Facebook wall, saying, “Another fire outbreak in my community again. After first tanker explosion on Sunday, another one occurred today around 3 am this morning; houses are burning.

“God have mercy on us. Benue State is turning to another thing. God, two tanker explosions in one community.”

Secretary of Agatu Local Government, Oteyi Sunday, who confirmed the incident, said the conductor of the heavy duty vehicle had been arrested, but that the driver was still at large.


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