petrol tanker

Petrol tanker exploded inside the Upper West Region capital, Wa, on Sunday, can report.

Killing two people and injuring one other due to the explosion.


The deceased are 24-year-old Amidu and 20-year-old Issahaku.

According to a local reporter of Accra-based Joy FM, Rafiq Salam, the deceased were welding leakages on the tanker at the Wa Magazine when the explosion happened.

One person who was passing by when the explosion occurred sustained burns on his left arm, he said.

However, the workers could not touch the tanker to pull him out because of the heat, he added.

One of the victims died at the scene while the other passed away when he was sent to the Wa Municipal Hospital.