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Traffic congestion as petrol tanker spills content

11 September 2014, 16:28

Lagos - There was traffic congestion at the Anthony bus-stop on Ikorodu road, Lagos State when a 33 000-litretanker, fully loaded with petrol, fell, spilling its content in the process, Vanguard reports.

The tanker owned by a major marketer, was said to be heading for Ikorodu when it fell and spilled its content such that street urchins popularly called Area boys took advantage of the situation to scoop fuel.

Lagos State Transport Management Agency, LASTMA, officials and other law enforcement agents were seen at the scene controlling traffic and also preventing fire outbreak due to the spilled petrol content in the area.

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