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

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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.

Published at: 07:40 PM, 14/08/2018 (6 months ago)
Author: Dammy Olutayo
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