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Transformer blast kills five in Abuja

09 July 2016, 17:47

Abuja - Five people have allegedly been killed by a transformer that exploded in Abuja along Airport Road, Vanguard reported.

The explosion that occurred has been traced to an electrical fault resulting from a poor power infrastructure.

The transformer is said to not have been maintained by the Abuja Electricity Distribution.

Also read: Abuja bomb blast victims protest, urge FG to fulfill promises

Acting Chairman, Anthony Aka, has commiserated with survivors and families who have lost their loved ones.

The electrical materials have been removed and replaced with new ones.

This is not the first transformer blast in Abuja, as earlier in the month a pregnant woman was killed by a blast, according to Pulse.

For more on this story visit Vanguard


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