14 People Hospitalised After Gas Explosion In Ho

At least fourteen people have reportedly been injured following an explosion at Mighty Gas Co. Ltd Filling Station in Ho, in the Volta Region, Republic of Ghana.

The victims are currently receiving treatment at the Ho Teaching Hospital.

The explosion occurred few minutes after 5am of Wednesday November 11, 2020.

It is not clear what might have caused the inferno.

Eyewitnesses say they heard the sound of an explosion at the station and drew the attention of residents who called the officials of the Ghana National Fire Service.

It took the swift intervention of the servicemen to douse the fire.

According to reporters, five drivers and passengers who were purchasing gas sustained various degree of burns.

Management of the filling station have temporarily halted operation with a ‘No Gas’ notice at the facility.

Source: energynewsafrica.com

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