Report reaching us says about 13 vehicles were burnt while many persons were razed to death in a fire resulting from a tanker explosion
The incident, happened around 5:30am in front of the University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH).
The fuel-laden tanker was said to have exploded after a collision with a truck and a commercial bus.
Men of the Edo State Fire Service were said to have arrived the scene to put out the fire.
As at time of this report, the tanker was still burning.