Another tanker loaded with Petroleum Motor Spirit, PMS, on Thursday afternoon fell right into a ditch alongside Onitsha/Enugu expressway by Chipex Filling station, Onitsha, spilling its product.
Although, there is no such thing as a hearth outbreak, however residents of Onitsha across the space have begun working away from the area to keep away from an outbreak of fireplace.
As on the time of filling this report, PMS is still spilling out of the fallen tanker, a source mentioned.
The spokesperson of Anambra State Police command, SP Haruna Mohammed, confirmed the incident, saying that men of the command have additionally cordoned off the area, when residents of the area are being stopped from try to scoop fuel from the tanker.
He mentioned, “It’s extremely advisable you alert residents within the area by means of your medium to steer clear from the premises in an effort to stop any catastrophe.
“In the meantime, Police patrol groups have cordoned off the Area and fire Service department was equally contacted to be on standby in an effort to prevent fire incident.
“You will be updated with any additional growth please.”