Rivers - The FRSC said that 89 of the 95 persons who died in the petrol tanker explosion were given mass burial at Okobe village in the Ahoada West Local Government Area of Rivers.
Kayode Olagunju said that the 89 bodies were burnt beyond recognition and were all given mass burial at the scene.
Olagunju added that six of the victims who died were identified and released to their respective families.
He said in all, 95 persons died in the incident with 18 others injured.
The commander said that the accident occurred around 6.30 am on Thursday and involved four vehicles, including the tanker which caught fire.
"Thirty-four motor-cycles were also burnt at the scene'', Olagunju said.