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Christmas Tragedy: 100 Burnt To Death In Anambra Gas Explosion

Christmas Tragedy: 100 Burnt To Death In Anambra Gas Explosion

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Over 100 persons have died yesterday Thursday in the industrial town of Nnewi, Anambra state when an industrial Gas plant suddenly exploded .

According to Vanguard, the explosion rocked the Inter Corp Oil limited (LPG Gas Plant), an subsidiary of Chikason Group.

According to an eye-witness, the fire incident which started at about 11am, was caused by an explosion when a truck  was discharging its contents.

The source hinted that all the customers who went to the gas plant to get a refill were allegedly burnt to death while some of the victims who were in the neighborhood and passers-by also got caught in the inferno.

At the scene of the incident, the charred bodies of the victims and other  severely burnt persons  were taken to Nnamdi Azikwe University Teaching Hospital, NAUTH, Nnewi.

It was gathered that the  inferno did not allow rescue workers into the factory where hundreds were allegedly trapped.

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