September 10, 2018 / 8:18 PM / 2 months ago

Nigerian gas tanker explosion kills at least 35

ABUJA, Sept 10 (Reuters) - At least 35 people were killed on Monday and hundreds injured when a gas tanker exploded in northern Nigerian state of Nassarawa, the state emergency agency said.

The State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) official said the accident happened on Monday at a petrol station along the Lafia-Makurdi road linking the capital city of Abuja with the north and southern Nigeria.

Reporting by Camillus Eboh, Writing by Chijioke Ohuocha, Editing by Angus MacSwan

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