At least eight people have been confirmed dead and many others injured following a chemical explosion at the Plateau Water Board
treatment plant in Jos, Plateau state capital Saturday morning.
Public Relations Officer DSP Emmanuel Abu confirmed, according to him,
the incident was as a result of chlorine explosion from a treatment
plant at Water Board.
He said a number of persons had been injured
in the explosion and were presently receiving treatment at the Plateau
“Our anti-bomb squad took control of the area
and they evacuated the affected persons to the hospital. Sadly, eight
persons died in the hospital
while others are receiving treatment, Abu said on Saturday.
Source: PM News