A tanker loaded with Premium Motor Spirit has reportedly fallen into a ditch along Onitsha/Enugu expressway in Onitsha, Anambra state.

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The tanker was said to have split its content along the drainages, close to Chipex filling station, according to The Nation.

Confirming the incident, the police spokesperson, Haruna Mohammed PPRO, advised residents to avoid the premises to prevent further incident.

“Police patrol teams have cordoned off the area and fire Service department was equally contacted to be on standby in order to prevent fire incident,” he said.

There was record of casualties as at time of filing this report.