Over 50 people have died a ‘stupid’ death and ought to be given a befitting ‘stupid’ burial during attempt to steal fuel from a capsized tanker.
The explosion of the fuel tanker is said to have happened in Benue state in Nigeria Monday.
Many other people who could not stay far away from the scene also sustained severe and minor injuries.
During the siphoning, the tanker caught fire and exploded. The accident was worsened when a bus also collided with the tanker and burned as well.
The governor of the state said about the accident: “A tanker loaded with fuel fell yesterday [Monday] and people were scooping its products when it caught fire, killing over 50 persons.”