COTONOU, (iexclusivenews) – Explosion at an illegal fuel depot in Benin Republic, has killed 34 people.
This online news outlet gathered that a government official confirmed the incident to newsmen today, Saturday.
The government official stated that no fewer than 34 people were killed when a contraband fuel dump burst into flames in southern Benin near the border with Nigeria.
“A serious fire occurred in the town of Seme Podji,” Interior Minister, Alassane Seidou told reporters.
“Unfortunately we have 34 deaths including two babies. Their bodies are charred because the cause of the fire is smuggled fuel.”
More details later:
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