Abuja - One person has died after a gas explosion occurred
in Damaturu from a welding tanker, which made people run for their safety,
Army spokesperson, George Okupe, confirms that the explosion
came from a welding tanker that a welder was working for a soldier.
The welder died instantly, while a soldier and another
civilian sustained serious injuries. They are currently receiving treatment at
the Specialists Hospital in Damaturu.
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An investigation has been opened by the by the army as to
what the actual cause for the pipe to explode is.
People have been told to not panic and continue with their
Earlier in the year in Calabar, a gas cylinder caused an explosion where it left many died while several others were injured.
Normalcy has since been restored in the town.
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