Kerosene Explosion In Anambra State.




A kerosene explosion has recently claimed the live of a fourteen year old girl,Ada Okpoto in her parents apartment at 7th mile,Nkwele Ogidi in Idemili North Local Government of Anambra state.Ada was confirmed dead at the hospital where she was rushed to along with her mother and elder sister,who sustained serious burns from the explosion.


The police public relations officer Haruna Mohammed,and  a  superintendent of police confirmed the incident following the report by the father of the deceased Mr Obinna Okpoto,who briefly explained that his wife Chioma Okpoto,was lighting the kerosene stove to prepare a meal for the family when the explosion occured,claiming the life of his daughter and left the wife and other child with serious burns.the victims were immediately rushed to Twinkle Hospital Ogidi for prompt medical attention.where Ada died two days later.

The police detectives took samples of the kerosene for proper analysis to ascertain whether the product was adulterated.the police have therefore advised the general public to always take precautios while using and handling combustible substances in homes.

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