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ILLEGAL OIL BUNKERING:INFERNO CLAIMS THE LIVES OF YOUTHS IN IMO STATE

ILLEGAL OIL BUNKERING:INFERNO CLAIMS THE LIVES OF YOUTHS IN IMO STATE

There are strong indications that over one hundred youths have been burnt to death at an illegal oil bunkering site in Ohaji-Egbema local government area Imo State.

A reporty says several persons were equally sustained various degrees of  injuries in the fire outbreak.

The incident which occured saturday night,  left residents of the area devastated

The Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodimma, has described the fire that engulfed an illegal oil bunkering site in Ohaji-Egbema local government area of the state as horrific.

Although the exact figure cannot be ascertained, as family members of the affected persons had picked up the remains of some victims, the Imo State Governor described the activities of the operators of the site as criminal.

Some members of the community expressed shock over the incident, stressing that this is not the first time fire from illegal bunkering site is being witnessed, but not in this magnitude.

 

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