A tanker loaded with fuel yesternight exploded at Nigercat Area of Ekpan, Warri.
The ever busy Petrol Tankers’ park at Nigercat was thrown into a near stampede situation Saturday night as other Tanker drivers struggled to move away their trucks from the raging fire of the burning tanker.
The fire however, could not be controlled as first, the explosion then, the raging flames scared many away. The fire service department were not available to help out.
An observer said that, they all fled for dear life when they heard the explosion thinking it was either Boko Haram bomb attack or those of the Niger delta militants.
As at the time of filing this report, the fire has burned out.
No cause has been identified as the reason for the fire outbreak.