There was confusion on Monday at Orji, a suburb of Owerri, the Imo State capital, after a gas plant exploded and killed four persons.

The deaths occurred just three days after a truck, laden with diesel, rammed into an 18-seater bus on the Umuaka bridge on the Owerri-Orlu expressway, where 19 persons were burnt to death.

The gas explosion occurred around 4.35pm, at Okpokiri petroleum station, in the vicinity of two commercial banks.

When our correspondent visited the scene of the tragedy around 5pm, four lifeless bodies were sighted.

Pieces of the bodies littered the..Read more

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