Tanker crushes 15 Secondary School Students to Death in Delta


Fifteen students of the Army Day Secondary School, Effurun, Uvwie Local Government Area of Delta State were reportedly crushed to death by a petrol tanker on Thursday, July 8.

According to reports, the driver of the tanker laden with petroleum product was on top speed when he suddenly lost control and due to brake failure, ran over some of the pupils who were walking home after school.

While many of the students died on the spot of the incident, others who sustained serious injuries were rushed to the Army Hospital, Effurun Barracks for medical attention.