Ondo - Three people were killed while several others sustained injuries when a chemical filled cylinder exploded in Ondo state, Vanguard reports.
The explosion was said to have occurred when one of the cylinders containing some chemicals being used for purification of water by the state water corporation located at Araromi Obu, Odigbo Local Government Area of Ondo State suddenly burst and the chemical content escaped.
It was gathered that a grandmother and her grandson were among the deceased. The other person, Olatayo Adejayan aka Malato, was one of the few people that rushed to the scene where the explosion happened.
The victims have been rushed to hospital where they are receiving medical attention while the remains of the deceased were deposited in the morgue.
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