Thursday, September 29

Gas explosion claims life, injures 4

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“It is with great sadness that the NDMA

learned through our regional office in

West Coast Region (WCR) that there was a fire outbreak this afternoon. The unfortunate event occurred at 14:45 on Tuesday August 2nd 2021.”

The agency further clarified that the fire was prompted by a spark which caught onto petrol being sold nearby.

“After the spark, the inferno that ensued became uncontrollable. The blaze resulted in damage to property, injuries and even a fatality. Thus far, four vehicles were scorched; four individuals sustained injuries and a teenager named Kawsu Kassama lost his life.

The management of the agency conveys their deepest condolences to the Kassama family.