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Tragedy: Scores Dead As Bike Man Causes Gas Explosion In Nasarawa

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Tragedy: Scores Dead As Bike Man Causes Gas Explosion In Nasarawa

Many people are feared dead following a gas explosion in Sanji filling station in Lafia, Nasarawa state on Monday.

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According to eyewitnesses reports, the incident was caused by the impatience of a bike rider who defied a roadblock after a gas leakage.

It was gathered that the leakage was from a gas truck offloading its content and all vehicles, bikes, and passersby were stop from passing through the road.

However, an impatient biker outsmarted the fire service and security personnel. While passing through, the bike ignited the fire which killed scores and leave many injured.

Meanwhile, the Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, who is also a presidential aspirant who coincidentally was on a visit to the state went to the hospital to see the survivors almost immediately. He sympathized and prayed for the families that lost loved ones and promised his total support to the full recovery of survivors.

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Nur'deen Olaitan, a Linguist from University of Ilorin. Passionate about sport, travelling, writing, & politics. He puts humanity above anyone or anything. He hold honesty and integrity in high esteem.Reach him via nakata@nigeriadailytimes.com

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