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Five killed, many vehicles burnt as petrol tanker explodes in Kogi

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Five persons have been confirmed dead on Monday morning, in a fire accident involving a petrol-laden tanker and other vehicles in Felele, Lokoja along Lokoja-Abuja highway in Kogi State.

Many vehicles were burnt as the tanker exploded after the accident, also leaving many people injured.

The accident which was caused as a result of a brake failure lost control as it was descending at the NNPC station.

Meanwhile, fire fighters have been on the scene trying to pull off the fire. Security men have also been alerted.