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Gas Explosion Kills Four In Port Harcourt

Residents of Eliozu in Port Harcourt, Rivers State are still in shock over the gas explosion that killed four persons on Thursday (September 17) evening. … Continue reading Gas Explosion Kills Four In Port Harcourt


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ExplosionResidents of Eliozu in Port Harcourt, Rivers State are still in shock over the gas explosion that killed four persons on Thursday (September 17) evening.

Residents were seen on Friday morning talking in small groups around the scene of the explosion which had remains of the wreckage caused by the explosion.

Some eyewitnesses told Channels Television that the explosion occurred when a car air conditioner repairer was trying to refill one of his cylinders in his shop. Sadly the explosion killed him on the spot and three others near by.

Confirming the incident, the Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Ahmad Mohammad, told our correspondent that the deceased have long been taken to the hospital.

He used the opportunity to advise persons who use combustible materials in their businesses to observe all safety measures to avoid a recurrence of such disaster in the future.