The victims of the tanker fire at Ahumbe village in Gwer East LGA of Benue State were buried yesterday.
According to an aide of the state governor, Philip Mbakuuv Ankyhquwa who was at the mass burial for the victims revealed that a total of 30 corpses were buried.
His post reads;
It was a moment of grieve today at Ahumbe as victims of tanker explosion were committed to mother earth.
Thirty (30) corpses were laid to rest in the mass grave.
Just as the burial was taking place death was reported of five more victims at General Hospital Aliade and four others at the Local government clinic. Three others who were rushed to Makurdi also surrendered to burns.
Some people were burnt into ashes. We saw seven heaps of ashes with human structure.
Pray for those struggling with burns in the hospital.
Recall that a Petrol tanker caught fire at Ahumbe village in Benue killing over 30 persons on Monday 1st July 2019.