It was an horrific sight to behold in Gombe State after a tanker exploded along the Gombe Biu killing at least 11 people, several others injured.
The news was confirmed by the Head of the Accident and Emergency Unit of the State specialist hospital in Gombe confirmed this on grounds of anonymity.
It was gathered that four persons were in critical conditions are currently admitted at the hospital while 10 others who had mild injuries have received medical attention and have been discharged.
According to witnesses, the accident occurred when a fully loaded petrol tanker seemed to have had a brake failure and rammed into a truck loaded with battle water crushing two motorcycles and two tricycles.
Some of the victims were reportedly burnt beyond recognition.
As at the time of filing this report, concerned authorities were yet to make a formal statement on the incident.