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11 Burnt In Abuja Restaurant Gas Explosion

11 Burnt In Abuja Restaurant Gas Explosion

Eleven people on Wednesday in Abuja suffered various degrees of burns from a gas explosion that occurred at Rosy Restaurant Area 11. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the victims who were immediately taken to Asokoro General Hospital suffered some 40 to 50 degree of burns. A pregnant woman, who simply identified herself […]

Five Injured As Edo Market Goes Up In Flames

Five Injured As Edo Market Goes Up In Flames

A trader, identified simply as Mama Chichi, yesterday died when explosion rocked Evbuotubu Market in Egor Local Government Area of Edo State. Five others were injured in the fire which accompanied the explosion which reportedly came from adulterated kerosene. Several traders bemoaned their losses in the fire outbreak. The woman, who died, was said to […]

Petrol Station Fire Kills 2, Injures 7 In Ogun

Petrol Station Fire Kills 2, Injures 7 In Ogun

There was pandemonium in Adigbe area, Abeokuta, Ogun State, yesterday morning, as a filing station, belonging to Rabeng Petroleum, went up in flames, killing two persons while seven others, including a seven-year-old boy, were critically injured. An eyewitness told Vanguard that the fire resulted from gas explosion that occurred while a local welder was carrying […]

Uganda: Millions Lost As Fire Razes Elegu Market

Uganda: Millions Lost As Fire Razes Elegu Market

Traders at Elegu Trading Centre in Amuru District near the Uganda-South Sudan border are in tears after a devastating fire razed down their business premises, burning properties worth millions of shillings. According to eye witnesses, the fire began at about 3.40am on Tuesday morning from a restaurant before spreading to more than 40 shops, restaurants […]

Forty Feared Dead At California Party

Forty Feared Dead At California Party

Up to 40 people were feared dead in a huge fire that tore through a rave party in a warehouse near San Francisco, as the authorities warned of a prolonged search and recovery effort. The building lacked permits for people to live and work as a group of artists did, and for the party to […]