As many 15 pupils of the Army Day Secondary School, Effurun, Uvwie Local Government Area of Delta State have been killed.
According to SaharaReporters, they were crushed to death by a petrol tanker.
According to the report, the students were returning from school around 3:30pm Thursday when the tanker loaded with petroleum product rammed into them.
Fifteen of the students died on the spot while others still alive were taken to the Army Hospital, Effurun Barracks for medical attention.
The accident, it was learnt occurred opposite the General David Ejoor’s Barracks of the Nigerian Army in Effurun, close to Warri.