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Christmas Tragedy in Nigeria as Scores Burn to Death in Anambra Gas Explosion

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Christmas Tragedy in Nigeria as Scores Burn to Death in Anambra Gas Explosion


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Christmas Tragedy in Nigeria as Scores Burn to Death in Anambra Gas Explosion

It is surely going to be a black Christmas in the Eastern part of Nigeria, after an industrial Gas plant suddenly exploded as scores burnt to death in the industrial town of Nnewi, Anambra, Eastern Nigeria.

The explosion rocked the Inter Corp Oil limited(LPG Gas Plant), an subsidiary of Chikason Group.

According to an eye-witness, the fire incident was caused by an explosion when a truck was discharging its contents.

The source hinted that all the customers who went to the gas plant to get a refill were allegedly burnt to death while some of the victims who were in the neighborhood and passers-by also got caught in the inferno.

At the scene of the incident, the charred bodies of the victims and other severely burnt persons were taken to Nnamdi Azikwe University Teaching Hospital, NAUTH, Nnewi.

The Red Cross representative also noted thàt the dead had been moved to the mortuary while the injured were rushed to nearby hospitals.

An eye witness noted that it was difficult to ascertain the extent of damage as houses were razed down and efforts were being made by official to ensure that the fire was extinguished.

The Governor, Willie Obiano who visited the scene commiserated with the people of Nnewi, noting that it was a critical period to have casualties.
The governor said he had spoken with the owner of the company, adding that the state would make efforts to station special fire trucks at strategic places in the area to avert future occurrences.

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Mr Talkless

What a Tragedy…! this bad. May the deceased souls rest in perfect peace.
*#SAD*#

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sad mood activated, him during this Christmas season!????

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i hope d govt.do sth abt it

Anthony Dugbo
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That’s quite unfortunate! The figure is staggering!

cuba
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May the soul of the deceased RIP.
Such a tragedy.

Possible Wilson
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What a tragedy, too bad…

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