Tragedy Looms On Christmas Eve As 100 Burn To Death In Anambra Gas Explosion

Tragedy Looms On Christmas Eve As 100 Burn To Death In Anambra Gas Explosion

Pattrick Aigbokhan
It was tragedy for many on Christmas eve in Nnewi, Anambra state as an industrial Gas plant in the city exploded when a truck was discharging its content, killing about 100 people.
All the customers who went to the gas plant to get a refill, it was gathered, were burnt to death while some of the victims who were in the neighborhood and passers-by also got caught in the inferno.
The charred bodies of the victims and other severely burnt persons at the scene of the incident were taken to Nnamdi Azikwe University Teaching Hospital, NAUTH, Nnewi.
The inferno was said to have scared rescue workers into the factory where hundreds were allegedly trapped.