A deadly explosion has rocked Yola, sending wild flames into the atmosphere.
The deadly explosion, which occurred at the Wuro-jobe area of the metropolis, around 8pm is believed to have claimed two cars, which were charred beyond repair, sending motorist who queued around the vicinity to scamper for their dear lives.
No live was claimed in the explosion, eye witness said.
The explosion, according to a military officer who spoke from the scene, was from a filling station belonging to Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, licensed marketer.
According to him the fire which has been raging for over an hour, has defied the intervention of fire fighters stationed at Faro bottling company located at wuro-jobe the scene of the incidence.
The cause of the fire still remains unknown at the time of filling this report.
But eye witnesses who rushed to the scene following the explosion, are lamenting the severity of the fire which they claimed had been amplified by the petroleum products contained in underground tank of the filling station.