One person injured, as tank farm explodes in Delta

One person injured, as tank farm explodes in Delta

By Edeki Igafe, Koko (Delta).

 

A tank farm, operated by Ebeco Global Link, on Saturday exploded and went up in flames at Koko town in Warri North Local Government Area of Delta.

 

The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Delta Command, DSP Bright Edafe confirmed the development to newsmen in Warri.

 

“The situation has been brought under control,” Edafe said, adding that one person sustained injuries but there was no report of any death.

 

A local source said that the incident, which occurred in the morning, caused panic among the residents.

 

The source, who said that the cause of the incident had yet to be established, added that firefighters brought the situation under control.

 

Koko town has several tank farms.

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