At least, five people, including three children, have been
seriously injured when a gas cylinder exploded and burst
into flames in the Gwagwalada Area Council of the
Federal Capital Territory, (FCT).
The explosion took place at the uncompleted building area
of Dagiri not far from the Lokoja/Abuja road in
Eyewitnesses said the injured have been rushed to Zamad
Hospital in the Dagiri area of Gwagwalada.
The eyewitnesses told Daily Trust that trouble started
when a customer came to buy fuel and was frantically
“We can’t really say what happened, but all we heard was
an explosion, boom”.
At least, four shops were affected by the inferno.