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Tanker explodes in Abuja

A tanker laden with diesel exploded in the Jahi area of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.

The incident happened during the morning hours of Monday close to the Kingdom Heritage Model School located in the area.

The tanker was said to have tipped over on its way to make deliveries at a fuel station in the area and went up in flames.

This was said to have caused commotion in the area as parents thronged the school to pick up their children.

The fire was however put out by officers of the FCT Fire Service with no life lost.

Writing by Annabel Nwachukwu; Editing by Tina Oyinsan