Bus On The River Niger Bridge Catches Fire

Bus On The River Niger Bridge Catches Fire

Bus On The River Niger Bridge Catches Fire

Bus On The River Niger Bridge Catches Fire

A commercial bus caught fire on the River Niger Bridge in Onitsha, Anambra State, on Sunday, causing pandemonium.

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The event took place at 1:30 pm.

All of the passengers managed to escape before the fire spread, so no one was injured, but the car was completely destroyed.

Around 12 passengers were in the car when the event occurred, according to sources.

According to the reports, an electrical problem was thought to be the inferno’s likely cause.

Bus On The River Niger Bridge Catches Fire

Confirming the incident, the Anambra State Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps, Adeoye Irelewuyi, said the fire service team was promptly alerted and the situation was under control.

Irelewuyi said, “A hummer bus was on the flame on the River Niger bridge. The fire service was alerted and they responded swiftly and brought the situation under control. All passengers are safe.”

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Meanwhile, along the Onitsha-Awka Road, by the Serve Oil area, pandemonium was also created, as two suspected robbers were set ablaze by an angry mob.

The situation caused heavy traffic in the area as the body of the suspected robber burnt.

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