Several dead and many injured in Delta gas plant explosion
Yet a number of people were presumed dead with many others wounded by the explosion at a gas plant in Agbor, the headquarters of Delta State’s Ika South local government area, late Friday, to be confirmed.
The tragic incident reportedly took place along the Lagos-Asaba Expressway at the famous Osadebe Gas plant.
While the cause of Delta gas plant explosion was yet to be identified, eyewitnesses said it resulted in tremendous environmental devastation.
According to eyewitnesses, the fire from the explosion reduced many houses close to the gas plant to ashes.
The information available to us Naijabulletin, however, showed that more firefighters were mobilized to put out the fire that raged up until Saturday morning.
Delta State Governor Ifeanyi Okowa is scheduled to visit the scene for an inspection of the damage caused by the blast.
As at the time of this article, there is still sketchy information available concerning the explosion, the casualties and the extent of the damage.