Mother and child burnt to death in Onitsha fire

A trailer loaded with petroleum product lost control at upper iweka, along Enugu-Onitsha Expressway, Onitsha and crashed inside a pavement in between the expressway.As a result, the fuel spilled over through the gutters and when the tanker bursted into flames the fire spread rapidly.

A yet to be identified woman and her baby caught up by the inferno and burnt beyond recognition were rushed to Toronto hospital but certified dead in arrival by the doctor on dutyPolice patrol teams have cordoned off the area to prevent hoodlums from taking advantage to loot while effort is still ongoing to put off the fire.


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