Cooking gas explosion kills UNIZIK undergraduate OpenCategory: Gas Explosion
Time: 08 Oct 21, 12:07PM
Address: Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Ifite Road, Awka, Nigeria
Reported by: Saliu Juliana
A female student of Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State, identified as Precious was reportedly killed by a gas explosion. The incident happened in one of the off-campus lodges of the university at Ifite, Awka. Some other occupants of the lodge reportedly sustained various injuries from the inferno. One of the occupants was frying popcorn in the room when the incident occurred. Most rooms in the lodge were affected and many properties were destroyed. The state Police Public Relations Officer, Ikenga Tochukwu, confirmed the incident, stating that investigation has commenced on the matter.