Gas Explosion In Abuja Kills Three People

Three people have died in a gas explosion that occurred in Zuba, Gwagwalada Area Council of Abuja.


Our correspondent also learnt that many were injured in the explosion, most of whom were gas attendants and customers who had come to procure gas.


Two of the victims were identified as Yahaya Garba, 14, a primary four pupil, Naima Yahaya, 14, primary five pupil; and another (name not given).


The deceased were eating biscuits shared to them by one of the customers when the gas exploded.


The Gas explosion incident is coming just three (3) days after the death of three (3) pupils from suspected food poisoning, in Kubwa 11 Local Education Authority (LEA ) primary school in Bwari Area Council.


The dead bodies had been taken to the mortuary of the Nigerian Police Force and the Health and Human Services Secretariat of the FCT.


According to an eyewitness, Miss Victoria Martins said, the gas explosion occurred due to mishandling by the seller whom after filling gas for a welder could not close the tap.


The gas exploded in the process, killing them instantly and injuring about four other people who were around the place at the time.

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