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Many Feared Dead As Explosion Rocks Rivers

Explosion Rocks Rivers

Many has been feared dead, as explosion ROCKS Rivers State.

The incident occurred Friday morning at Rumuekpe under Emohua Local Government Area.

The casualty figure is speculated to be more than a dozen, though no official confirmation as at press time.

The explosion which also consumed vehicles, emanated from the tapping point of a pipeline.

According to reports, a driver had loaded one of the buses at the location with crude oil packaged in bags.

Preparing to move the petroleum product away from the scene, he started the vehicle engine which triggered a blast, it was reported.

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The man and others nearby are among the fatalities.

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