A mother and her child have been burnt to death after a fire outbreak ravaged a popular market in Onitsha.
According to Sun News, a mother and child were burnt to death on Wednesday in a fuel tanker disaster in Onitsha, Anambra State as tears flow over the tragedy.
The fuel tanker carrying Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) was on fire at Upper Iweka, Onitsha.
It was gathered that the tanker lost control and fell inside the drainage channel at MCC bus stop, near Toronto Hospital, Upper-Iweka, Onitsha.
The head of the tanker was cut from the rest of the body; it kept speeding until it stopped at the Upper Iweka fly over, Onitsha.
The petrol flowing into the drainage channel ignited a raging fire, burning down many houses and establishments.
The fire caused serious tension and commotion in the area, with passengers, motorists and passersby running for safety.