A tanker laden with fuel has exploded inside a mechanic workshop at Amawbia bypass , along Enugu-Onitsha Expressway, Awka, the Anambra State capital.
The PPRO of Anambra State Police Command, SP Haruna Mohammed, on behalf of the Commissioner of Police Anambra State Command, CP John B. Abang, broke the news in a Police Command Diary tagged “Emergency!”
According to SP Mohammed, the fire is still ragging as at the time he filed in the report.
He, therefore, highly advised residents to steer clear from the premises in order to prevent any disaster.
In the meantime, the Commissioner of Police has visited the scene and Police patrol teams have cordoned off the Area.
Fire Service department was equally contacted to put off the fire.