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VIDEO: Pregnant woman, children among people killed in Ondo tanker explosion



A tanker explosion at Ore in Ondo state has killed a pregnant woman, and three children, among others.

According to reports, the explosion caused by a spark from a phone held by one of the persons who were scooping fuel that spilled from a tanker killed at least eight persons.

The spokesperson of the Ondo police command, Odunlami Ibukun, said the incident occurred on Sunday evening.

Ibukun said the fuel tanker fell, and people rushed to scoop petrol when it exploded.

An eye witness who gave his name as Cyriacus said they were inside the church when the tanker fell and spilled its contents on the road.

Cyriacus said some persons rushed to scoop fuel despite being warned by a Clergy.

Below is a video shared by an eyewitness (Note: NewsWireNGR cannot independently confirm the authenticity of these videos):

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