A fuel tanker on Monday morning exploded at the busy PZ Roundabout along Airport Road, in Yola, Adamawa state capital.
According to reports gathered, the fuel compartment of the tanker, owned by Conoil, detached and fell while the driver was negotiating the roundabout.
Vehicles and shops within an 80-metre radius of Airport Road were burnt, causing losses yet to be evaluated.
As at the time of this report, the fire was still raging, it is not clear whether lives were lost in the inferno.
Newsonspot blog reports that a combined team of firefighters from the state and federal fire services and Air Force were seen making efforts to put out the fire.