5 drown fleeing Warri tank farm explosion; 8 in critical condition

No fewer than five persons have drowned while fleeing from multiple explosions at a tank farm operated by Matrix company in Ifiekporo community, Warri South Local Government Area, Delta State.

It was gathered that eight persons are still in critical condition at undisclosed hospitals

It was gathered that the tank farm went up in flames Friday night causing panic in the community that is hosts to several tank farms operated by different companies.
community source, who spoke to Vanguard said they were aware of the corpses recovered, saying: “In panic and fear, some persons certainly would have jumped into the river to save their lives and were drown. We are aware some corpses have been recovered but we don’t know their identities yet.“

Related Posts

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.