A gas explosion in Damaturu on Wednesday killed one person and caused panic, making people to scamper for safety.
Lt. George Okupe, the Army spokesman in the state, confirmed the incident.
Okupe said, “It was an accidental explosion from a welding tank when a welder was working on a pipe for a soldier.
“The welder died instantly while the soldier and one other civilian sustained injuries and are responding to treatment at the Specialists Hospital Damaturu.”
The Army spokesman said the situation had been […]
A gas explosion has caused severe damages to lives and properties in Edo State as it leaves people dead and injured.
As many as three persons, including two children, have been killed by the gas explosion.
The event occurred at 32, Osazuwa Street, along Agbor road, in Ikpoba-Okha Local Government Area of Edo State.
Ten other persons were also said to have been injured in the fatal incident that occurred at about 7am on Sunday.
The deceased were identified as 11-year-old Favour Okotie and […]
Four persons were killed on Thursday after a gas explosion occurred around Eliozu axis of Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital.
The incident, which occurred at a panel beater’s workshop, shattered various objects in and around the workshop.
Shattered pieces of tools such as helmets, containers and welding machines littered the scene.
Our correspondent, who was at the scene of the incident, gathered that one of the gas cylinders used by the panel beaters exploded at about 5pm, killing four persons.
The explosion severed […]
Properties worth millions of naira were destroyed, several people were injured during this incident. Report says that there was a loud explosion from a gas depot located in the area and as a result, several houses, shops and cars nearby were burnt.
This incident, however, attracted many sympathisers who tried to put out the fire hours before the arrival of fire servicemen as State Fire Service did not get there on time. Wemino Akinkunmi, who spoke in Yoruba in anger, said […]