A tanker, fully loaded with petroleum product, exploded on Friday near Total filling station in Iyagankun area of Ibadan, setting shops and a car on fire.
It was gathered that the tanker, while trying to maneuver in the area, fell into a ditch and leaked its content inside a nearby river.
PlatinumPost reports that the tanker exploded and spread fire to some furniture shops, auto shops and some buildings in the area.
The situation led to serious traffic gridlock in the area with men of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on hand to ease the gridlock.
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Speaking on the development, FRSC Sector Commander in the state, Mrs Uche Chukwurah, said a furniture shop, other shops and a car got burnt in the incident, but said no life was lost.