Gas explosion: Seven injured in Anambra
A gas explosion in Onitsha, Anambra state has left seven persons with varying degrees of injury on Sunday.
The explosion occurred at No 23 Emmanuel Church Road, Inland Town, Onitsha, where a newly acquired gas cooker exploded and destroyed two rooms.
Police spokesperson in the state, Haruna Mohammed, said seven occupants of the building sustained varying degrees of injury from the explosion.
“Today February 2 at about 10:30 a.m, there was a fire outbreak at one Mbamalu Patty’s house affecting two rooms of a storey building at No 23 Emmanuel Church Road, Inland town, Onitsha.
The spokesperson said a police patrol team led by the divisional police officer of Inland Town Division rushed to the scene and the fire was put off by local volunteers.