Many Killed As Explosion Rocks Crude Oil Tapping Point In Rivers

Many persons have been reported killed in an explosion that rocked the crude oil tapping point in a Rivers State Community.

The incident happened at Rumuekpe Community in Emohua Local Government Area of the state in the early hours of Friday.

The explosion reportedly happened when one of the buses loaded with crude oil ‘packaged in bags’ to transport to a refining site had started his engine.

It was presumed that spark from the car’s battery head caused the explosion.

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