Regional News of 2014-02-22

Fuel tanker burnt to ashes in Kumasi

A fuel tanker from Burkina Faso exploded into flames on Friday morning, leaving four vehicles burnt.

The tanker according to Isaac Owusu of Hello FM, was heading back to Burkina Faso after fueling at Tema.

According to an eyewitness, the tanker upon reaching Suame roundabout in Kumasi, Ashanti Region had some difficulties climbing the bumpy roundabout.

Shortly, the tanker gutted fire and four cars got burnt to ashes” an eyewitness said. No one was hurt, but the cost of destruction could run into hundreds of thousands of Ghana Cedis.

Personnel of the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) had a hectic time battling the blaze.

Source: GNA
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