Several Feared Dead, Injured In Akure ExplosionLatest News, News Sunday, December 14th, 2014
Niyi Adeyi, Akure – Tragedy struck Saturday night in Akure, the Ondo State capital, as many souls perished in an explosion at a gas station, while several victims injured.
Some of the residents around Arakale axis – the location of the explosion told our Correspondent, that the eruption occurred around 7.00 pm, touched vehicles and houses around the location of the unfortunate incident.
AFRICAN EXAMINER gathered that the exact number of the dead was not definite yet, while those who sustained injuries have been taken to the hospitals for medical attention.
Our Correspondent reported that the men of the State Fire Services arrived the spot late and this drew the anger of the residents, who attempted to attack them, but were prevented by the Military officers who were detached from the 32 Artillery Brigade, Akure to check the angry residents and subsequently allowed the fire men to put off the inferno.
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