Nine Dead, Others Injured In Calabar Explosion

Nine persons have been confirmed dead with others injured after a fire incident at Calabar Free Zone enterprise, Esuk Utan Community, Cross River State.
According to reports, the fire which affected Linc Oil and Gas tank farm, close to the Nigeria Ports Authority was triggered by an overflow of petrol which happened when the staff of the depot were discharging the old products into the tanks to fill in the new consignment.

The state commissioner of police, Mr. Hafiz Inuwa reported that victims who sustained injuries are currently being treated in one of the hospitals in Calabar.

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