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Regional News of Tuesday, 21 February 2023


Many feared dead as gas plant explodes in Delta State

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Some persons are feared dead after an explosion occurred at a major gas plant in the Effurun area of Delta state on Monday night, February 20.

Eyewitnesses said that the gas plant went up in flames around 10:30pm.

He said: "I saw it from far as Ginuwa road, and I suddenly saw huge red flames in the sky that just lasted some seconds and began to wonder what it was. Thanks to God for we have not recorded any casualty.”

anetor7: This is the danger of building gas stations in residential areas...... I wonder why DPR approves them!!! condolences to the affected families!!!....

fredreva_studios: Get your facts pls. Are you praying for death??? No death recorded hard u post??

ighovie.esther: I was telling my husband that it looks like an explosion last night, the way the sky lit up In night????. My place is far from where it happened but we felt the impact here! May God heal them o

bimbolatoks_: Na so so bad news person Dey always wake up to on these blogs. U will hardly see anything good. If it’s not bad news. It’s podcast

real_estatequeen_: Election and fire na dey reign? Y'all should be safe out there

Watch a video showing the raging fire below.