Below is a video showing a large crowd gathered at Spar shopping mall in Port Harcourt which was rocked by a gas explosion.
Fire fighters are currently on ground battling the fire with a small crowd gathered around watching the incident.
The extent of damage can’t be ascertained as at time of filing this report, but a social media report says some victim s have been taken to Rivers State Teaching Hospital.
Watch video from the Spar shopping mall gas explosion below
There was a gas explosion at Spar – Port Harcourt Mall, a few minutes ago.pic.twitter.com/B7SRZ2wcrj
— Laila Ijeoma (@LailaIjeoma) June 12, 2019
A similar incidence occurred in March when a gas explosion caused a fire outbreak in Babs Animashaun, Surulere , Lagos.
The fire reportedly broke from a building where the explosion took place. The extent of the damage was not ascertained but a report says numerous cars got gutted by the fire.
An eyewitness, Ohis shared on social media:
“This is at Surulere around Babs Animashun area, it was a gas explosion which started right inside a house, cars have been burnt because their is a mechanic shop very close to building. Calls has been made to the fire service 112, this is a emergency situation. “
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