Reports coming in from Nigeria says a petrol tanker explosion that happened today along the Lagos-Ibadan expressway has burnt down about 50 cars, killing several commuters.
The unfortunate incident which happened on the Otedola bridge on the Lagon-Ibadan expressway this evening is said to have claimed several lives but the exact number is not known yet.
A report shared on Nigerian blog Lindaikjejisblog.com with videos shows the extent of the damage done by the explosion. Huge plume of black smoke can be seen rising into the sky as the fire raged along the expressway.
Several Nigerians are saddened and have expressed their pain on Social media.
See some of the photos and videos below: