Five Injured As Explosion Rocks Port Harcourt Shopping Mall

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Updated June 12, 2019

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Five people have been injured following a gas explosion at a shopping mall in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital.

The Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Nnamdi Omoni, confirmed the incident on Wednesday.

He said the explosion, which occurred in the Kitchen area of the mall, left five persons seriously injured.

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The police spokesman added that the victims are currently receiving treatment at the Braithwaite Memorial Hospital, and activities have returned to normal.

DSP Omoni also said that investigations are ongoing to unravel the cause of the gas explosion.