Fire guts petrol station in Anambra

Fire gutted a petrol station near Boromeo roundabout in the commercial city of Onitsha, Anambra State on Sunday night.

A petrol-laden tanker exploded and burst into flames while waiting to have the fuel discharged as an eye witness,  said it led toheavy traffic on Awka Road as fire fighters came late.

NEWSCASTARS.COM gathered that DSP Tochukwu Ikenga, Anambra State Police Command Spokesman, told the News Agency of Nigeria that police personnel attached to the Inland Town Divisional Headquarters, Onitsha, had arrived the scene and cordoned it off to prevent hoodlums from taking advantage of the incident to loot.

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