JUST IN: Four feared dead as tanker explodes in Abuja market

Confirming the report, the Federal Fire Service Emergency unit, Area 10, Garki- Abuja, told WuzupNigeria that the explosion happened on Friday night.
JUST IN: Four feared dead as tanker explodes in Abuja market
File: Tanker explosion

At least four people are feared dead after a tanker reportedly transporting kerosene exploded at the Kubwa Village Market in Abuja.

An unconfirmed report on Twitter claimed that the explosion has killed four persons.

According to a user identified as @OmoGbajaBiamila, "Fire service truck and officials arriving at the scene of the kerosene fire explosion at the Kubwa Village Market in Abuja."

"Four confirmed dead," the user tweeted alongside a video of a fire service truck spotted around the scene of the incident.

Confirming the report, the Federal Fire Service Emergency unit, Area 10, Garki- Abuja, told WuzupNigeria that the explosion happened on Friday night.

"It happened about 40 minutes ago," an unnamed fire service official said as of 9:42 pm.

"I don't know, I'm not at the scene. All I know is that our men are there, they've not called back to tell us if they are done or there are casualties at the scene of the incident."

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