Scores were feared killed and no fewer than 50 houses razed, after a tanker conveying petroleum products exploded at Oshigbudu in Agatu Local Government Area of Benue State. The tanker laden with petrol was travelling from Oweto and heading towards Otukpo when the driver lost control of the truck and it fell over spilling its content at the Oshigbudu/Obagaji junction. ppened,” he said. Vice Chairman of Agatu LGA, Mr. John Ikwulono, who confirmed the incident, said the accident occurred at about noon. “It was a tanker explosion and over 100 houses in the community have been burnt down and many lives have lost been lost. “Though we cannot place a figure on the number of deaths they are actually much. The truth is that the death toll will be massive because you know that in a house you might have up to 10 persons if not more than that. […]