Scores of people are reported killed in an blast during an industrial gas plant in southern Nigeria.
A lorry is pronounced to have exploded as it was off-loading a essence in a city of Nnewi in Anambra State.
Reports of casualties change from 35 to some-more than 100 people killed, including bureau workers and neighbours.
Local military have reliable a occurrence though have nonetheless to yield serve details. A outrageous glow reportedly followed a blast.
The passed and harmed are being taken to a Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital in Nnewi.
A declare told a Vanguard newspaper that a blast was triggered when a lorry began discharging a essence but watchful for a imperative cooling time.
People who had come to fill adult their gas cylinders were held adult in a blast as good as passersby, a journal reported.
Witnesses contend a blast caused a outrageous glow that firefighters and residents took several hours to put out.