Major pipeline explosion rocks Rivers community

pipeline explosion

A major pipeline explosion has been reported around Eveko community near Rumuji, Emuoha Local Government Area of Rivers State.

The explosion occurred a few kilometers from a new gas company under construction in the area around 3:03pm on Wednesday.

It sent tremor across the area, including the East-West highway.

Several residents of the communities around the area were seen fleeing after the explosion.

Casualty figures had not been established as at press time.

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