More than eight persons left severely burnt in Port Harcourt mall explosion
More than eight persons were “seriously” injured after an explosion occurred at a shopping mall in Port Harcourt, Rivers state capital, on Wednesday June 12th.
The incident was confirmed by the police spokesman in Port Harcourt, tNnamdi Omoni.
According to him, the reason for the explosion which occurred at the bakery unit of the mall was yet to be ascertained.
Fire fighters were said to have arrived the scene not long after some workers put out the fire.
The mall that got exploded is located at Old GRA area of Port Harcourt, few miles away from the state government house gate.
Omoni added that the injured persons are receiving treatment at the Rivers State University Teaching Hospital (RSUTH).