By OLA AJAYI
IBADAN — FIVE persons were seriously injured, yesterday, in Ibadan when a fuel tanker burst into flames at Orogun junction in the city.
Though there were unconfirmed reports that three persons died, the firemen that rushed the victims to the hospital said nobody died in the incident.
According to information gathered, the fuel tanker caught fire when the fuel it was carrying was being transferred to another tanker.
The inferno also burnt about eight shops and two Sport Utility Vehicles. The incident that reportedly happened around 1pm forced vehicle owners who had parked by the roadside to hurriedly evacuate their vehicles.