Kerosene Explosion Roasts Woman, Razes Eight Rooms In Anambra (Photos)

at 07:40 PM, 14/08/2018 (3 months ago)
(933 | Upcoming) (m)

A middle-aged woman on Monday night sustained severe burns all over her body following a kerosene explosion that engulfed her apartment in Awada-obosi, Anambra State.

The explosion was said to have completely raised down eight rooms service quarters of the apartment, located at No. 7 Dike Ezeagu street Ugwuagba, including that of the woman.

The Nation gathered that the victim, Mrs Gift Oroke, was preparing dinner at about 10pm, after pouring alleged adulterated kerosene in her stove, when the explosion occurred, leaving her with varying degrees of burns.

Confirming the incident, the State PPRO, Haruna Mohammed, said the victim was taken to St. Martins hospital, Ugwuagba, Awada for medical attention.

He said sample of the kerosene was obtained for analysis, adding that the case was being investigated to ascertain the circumstances surrounding the incident.

Mohammed adviced members of the public to always take necessary precautions when using kerosene and other combustible substances in order to prevent recurrence of such ugly incidents.

Problem with this article? Please email reporter[at]naijapals[dot]com or visit our contact page

slimber at 11:11 PM, 14/08/2018 (3 months ago)
(12068 | Hero) (f)


  1. alan2000 on: Man Cries Out After Mistakenly Transferring N1m To An Uber Driver & Driver Isn’t Ready To Return
    where you drunk? fake story the difference is very clear 4800 naira to 1 million ... 13 mins ago ago
  2. kacylee on: Man Brutalizes His Wife For Slamming The Door In Abuja (Video)
    this is quite inhumane... 53 mins ago ago
  3. izkennedy on: Actress Tonto Dikeh And Her Ex-hubby, Olakunle Churchill Shade Each Other On Instagram
    toto abina tomtom when the boy grows you will know all these shit your doing is a waste, definitely ... 53 mins ago ago
  4. kacylee on: OAP, Yekani Puts Her Massive Cleavage On Display As She Appears On Her Show In This Sedutive Out
    this is so inappropriate for a TV show >:(... 59 mins ago ago
  5. kacylee on: Actress Tonto Dikeh And Her Ex-hubby, Olakunle Churchill Shade Each Other On Instagram
    all na swags from Tonto, she is missing churchill but she is too proud to admit, she is busy acting ... 59 mins ago ago