Breaking: Water tanker crushes 8 to death in Enugu


A tanker conveying water to a yet-to-be-identified location has crushed eight persons to death in Enugu.

The incident occurred close to the popular Bush Bar in Nza Street, GRA at about 7:30 pm.

It was gathered that the tanker suffered break failure and ramped into occupants of a minibus, killing all of them at the spot.

Other commuters that sustained injuries were taken to the hospital.

Eyewitnesses said the driver of tanker escaped, forcing onlookers to set it ablaze.

Details later.