Image

GAS EXPLOSION INJURES THREE IN OGUN

Three people have been injured in a gas explosion that occurred in the Ijebu-Ode area of Ogun state on Monday.


It was gathered that the incident occurred at Folagbade Road in Ijebu-Ode and was caused by a passenger’s gas cylinder riding on a commercial tricycle.


An eyewitness revealed that the tricycle rider parked by the roadside when the cylinder owner discovered gas was leaking from the cylinder.


READ ALSO: EIGHT SUSPECTS ARRAIGNED OVER RAPE, MURDER OF UNILORIN UNDERGRADUATE


The tricycle was parked close to a faulty car with a radiator problem.


The eyewitness said, “The rider of the tricycle parked by the roadside for the woman to fix the leaking cylinder, but unfortunately, there was a car with a radiator problem also parked nearby.


“The heat generated from the car triggered the explosion.”


A spokesman for the Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE), Babatunde Akinbiyi, who confirmed the incident, disclosed that the tricycle, three motorcycles, and a car were destroyed in the explosion.


Mr Akinbiyi further revealed that the occupants of the tricycle suffered severe burnt injuries, but he didn't disclose if anyone died in the explosion or not.


For the latest Updates from Eons Intelligence, Follow us on twitter @eonsintelligenc and on Facebook, Eons Intelligence. You can also connect with us on our LinkedIn Page, Eons Intelligence



Comments


This is Rising!

  • Image

    HERBAL PRACTITIONERS WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO USE...

  • Image

    CHINA DEBT TRAP DIPLOMACY: WHY NIGERIA SHOULD B...

  • Image

    EOOR CHAIRMAN DONATES PRIVATE BUILDING AS ISOLA...

  • Image

    CAPITOL VIOLENCE: HOUSE PREPARED TO LAUNCH IMPE...

  • Notice (8): Trying to access array offset on value of type null [ROOT/plugins/EonsNews/src/Template/Pages/details.ctp, line 159]" alt="Image" />

    Notice (8): Trying to access array offset on value of type null [ROOT/plugins/EonsNews/src/Template/Pages/details.ctp, line 169]/details/david-otto-col-13882973037/">
    Notice (8): Trying to access array offset on value of type null [ROOT/plugins/EonsNews/src/Template/Pages/details.ctp, line 170]

  • Image

    THE SOUTHERN KADUNA KILLINGS: STATE GOVERNMENT'...

  • Image

    NO INCREASE IN PIRACY IN SECURED ANCHORAGE – JA...

  • Image

    LA LIGA: VIDEO ANALYSIS TO BE USE TO DETERMINE ...

  • Image

    BBNAIJA ANNOUNCES DATE FOR SEASON 5 AUDITION, L...

  • Image

    THE SCOURGE OF KIDNAPPINGS IN NIGERIA: EXPERTS ...

  • Image

    GUNMEN ASSASSINATE WOMAN WHILE GOING TO CHURCH ...

Join WhatApp Group