Gas Explosion in Rivers Community Leaves Many Injured

RIVERS: Gas Explosion Rocks Port-Harcourt Community

RIVERS: Gas Explosion Rocks Port-Harcourt Community

Scores were injured while some residents fled after a gas plant went up in flames in Rumuodomaya community, Obio/Akpo Local Government Area of Rivers State on Saturday night.


The explosion occurred about 8:45 pm with a loud sound which caused panic among residents of the area with some fleeing their homes in fear.

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The cause of the explosion could not be immediately ascertained as of the time of filing this report.


This came barely three weeks after a gas leak at a facility operated by the Nigeria Liquefied. Natural Gas (NLNG) in Elibrada, Emuoha Local Government Area of the state.

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