BREAKING: Many injured as explosion rocks gas station in Effurun, Delta state
Fire has gutted NELMIC gas plant along the popular Effurun-Sapele road in Effurun, near Jakpa junction, Uvwie Local Government Area of Delta state.
The explosion, which occurred at about 9:00p.m., caused panic among residents of Alaka and Jakpa, located close to the company.
When GbaramatuVoice team visited around 10:30pm, officials of the Federal Fire Service, were already at the scene putting off the fire.
A resident who witnessed the occurrence told GbaramatuVoice that no life was lost, but many suspected to be staff of the affected company and residents of the area sustained different degrees of injuries and have been taken to an undisclosed hospital.
Meanwhile, the cause of the explosion has not been ascertained as of the time of filing this report.
More to follow…