The incident took place around 9am on Wednesday, a family of six in a sienna bus lost their lives in the unfortunate incident as they were burnt beyond recognition.
The incident left victims helpless as they burnt beyond recognition, the incident occurred in the ever busy Abuja ,Okene Lokoja road.
Among the victims were Kogi State Polytechnic students, school bus conveying primary and secondary school students, residents and passersby.
Eyewitness revealed that the petrol tanker which was coming from the Okene while making its way to the northern part of the country had a failed break which led to the accident.
It was gathered that overtm 10 vehicles were burnt to ashes at the scene of the incident.
The personnel of the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, the Police were seen evacuating dead bodies to the morgues.