Aba Tanker Explosion Leaves One Dead, Others Injured

Published 6 years ago by: fesanbi
at 10-08-2013 12:55PM (6 years ago)

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Ogbor Hill, Aba, Abia State -- A petroelum tanker exploded
Thursday, August 8, 2013, at Umuoba road in Ogbor Hill, Aba, Abia
State. As a result, a roadside mechanic was killed, and several other
persons injured.
The explosion also damaged some PHCN high tension cables, as well
as several vehicles along the road where the incident occurred.
The late mechanic has been identified as Kelechi John, an indigene
of Osusu in Obingwa LGA of the state.
According to eyewitnesses, the roadside welder, identified as one
Ifeanyi, was welding a damaged part of the petroleum tanker with
registration number ABIA XD 971 SSM. Unexpectedly to everyone,
the vehicle caught fire in the process of the work.
Despite the attempts by the local people to bring the fire under
control with buckets of water, the tanker exploded. Parts of its rear
cover flew in different directions, causing pandemonium.
The welder was said to have ran away after the incident.



tkazzz at 10-08-2013 12:57PM (6 years ago)
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Ogbor Hill, Aba, Abia State -- A petroelum tanker exploded
Thursday, August 8, 2013, at Umuoba road in Ogbor Hill, Aba, Abia
State. As a result, a roadside mechanic was killed, and several other
persons injured.
The explosion also damaged some PHCN high tension cables, as well
as several vehicles along the road where the incident occurred.
The late mechanic has been identified as Kelechi John, an indigene
of Osusu in Obingwa LGA of the state.
According to eyewitnesses, the roadside welder, identified as one
Ifeanyi, was welding a damaged part of the petroleum tanker with
registration number ABIA XD 971 SSM. Unexpectedly to everyone,
the vehicle caught fire in the process of the work.
Despite the attempts by the local people to bring the fire under
control with buckets of water, the tanker exploded. Parts of its rear
cover flew in different directions, causing pandemonium.
The welder was said to have ran away after the incident.

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Wikigenius at 1-12-2015 12:40PM (4 years ago)
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