Many persons are feared dead after a gas plant located near Untouchable bus stop along Lagos-Asaba expressway in Agbor community, Delta state exploded on Friday evening, January 22.
The gas plant went up in flames on Friday night, razing down some buildings, killing an unconfirmed number of persons and injuring many others
The cause of the fire was still unknown as of the time of this report but firefighters have arrived at the scene of the incident to put out the fire.
A video shared online showed some of the burnt victims being rushed to the hospital where they are being treated.
The Delta state governor, Ifeanyi Okowa is expected to visit the site of the incident this morning.
More details to come.
See more photos and videos from the scene of the incident below;
— AKIN (@Akinjoshua2017) January 23, 2021
There was a gas plant explosion in Agbor, Delta State this evening. The victims of the explosion were rescued by good samaritans and taken to the general hospital in Agbor, unfortunately there are no doctors to treat them. pic.twitter.com/P98xuhbvXX
— Aunty Soso (@AuntySoso) January 22, 2021
Footage of the gas explosion that took place at Agbor, Delta State, today pic.twitter.com/7LEl0qnmHM
— Instablog9ja (@instablog9ja) January 22, 2021
Gas plant explosion in Agbor, Delta state… luckily for me, my home was not caught by the fire🙏😩
A thread of sad videos pic.twitter.com/dhC530vYam
— Tony Elumelu’s son-in-law (@_giito) January 22, 2021