Tragedy struck in Ibadan, Oyo State, on Sunday when a truck lost control and rammed into Bode Market, killing no fewer than 10 people and injuring many otrhers.
But state Police Public Relations Officers, Adewale Osifeso, who confirmed the incident, said only five people were killed in the accident.
Osifeso also said many people were injured in the accident.
It was learnt that the gas tanker lost control in the Idi-Arere area, swerved into the market and run over traders in the market.
Security operatives have cordoned off the scene of the accident while men the Oyo State Fire Service were fighting hard to curtail further outbreaks of fire from the gas tanker.