Tragedy: gas explosion kills 6 in Rivers State

No fewer than six people are now feared dead following an explosion at Eveku Odagu community in Emuoha Local Government Area of Rivers State.

According to reports,  a gas transmission system which belongs to Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas Ltd, (NLNG) exploded late Wednesday.

Our source said the explosion struck one of its gas transmission systems, which houses two gas pipelines about  3km from Rumuji in Rivers State.

The victims were reportedly at their farms when the explosion occurred. Three victims have been buried at the evil forest according to our source while the other corpses are still missing at the time of this report.

Residents are calling for urgent intervention to avert tragedy.