A gas pipeline explosion has rocked Oduoha Community in Emohua Local Government Area of Rivers State.
Naija News learned that the sad incident took in the early hours on Tuesday, January 5. According to reports, the gas pipeline runs through the community to a terminal in Bonny Camp.
It was gathered that vibration and leakage were still raging as of 12 pm, as the community panic over the development.
Speaking to reporters, the Community Development Committee Chairman of Oduoha, Sir Napoleon Ewule, said that many residents have already fled the community for safety and the explosion has caused panic in the area.
He added that the community has contacted the two companies whose facilities were on the line, adding that they have promised a visit to ascertain whose facilities were affected.
Meanwhile, no official statement has been issued by any of the relevant agencies of the government in respect of the development as of the time of filing this report.
Source: Naija News