Panic caused by the blast


Panic erupted in the Rivers State on Saturday, October 3, after an alleged explosion at the state-run flourmill company.

Panic caused by the blast


At around 10 a.m., The Nation reported that a huge explosion occurred in the local government area of ​​Port Harcourt City at the company located on Industry and Harbor Road.

The blast is said’ to have forced residents of the area to flee for cover.

The epicenter was reported’ below the ground, however; no tsunami alert was’ issued. The epicenter was reported’ below the ground, however; no tsunami alert was’ issued.

A source said: "When I heard the explosion, I left the flour mills for about ten minutes. I don't know what the reason is because we came back to this place but couldn't get in because It was dangerous. "

Authorities have not yet released the cause of the blast.

In another report, Governor Yahaya Bello reacted strongly to a tanker explosion in Felele, Kogi State, on Wednesday, September 23, which claimed many lives and damaged several cars.

In a statement issued by the state commissioner for information and communications, Kingsley Fanwo, the governor declared two days of mourning in honor of the victims of the mystery.

The statement said the decision was due to the state government's respect for the lives of the Kogi people.

Meanwhile, a petrol tanker exploded in the town of Felele in Kogi, killing scores of people and destroying vehicles, sparking another fire in the state barely three days later.

This time, the catastrophe was caused’ by a rising surge of electricity that began at midnight on Friday, September 25, in a shop in Lokoja.

The store is part of an electronics mall known as PeelLinks, The Nation reported.


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