According to reports, a fuel tanker exploded on Saturday at about 2.30pm at a mechanic workshop in Oyi Local Government Area of Anambra State.
Confirming the incident, SP Haruna Mohammed, Spokesperson of the State Police Command, stated that;
“The incident took place when a welder named Richard ‘m’ surname yet unknown was on top of an empty Fuel Mack Truck with REG number XA-740-CAL trying to weld the upper compartment. All of a sudden the tanker exploded and threw the welder two hundred metres away from the truck leaving him unconscious,”
Police operatives attached to Ogbunike Division visited the scene and the victim was rushed to Iyienu Hospital for treatment where he was confirmed dead by a doctor.