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Nigeria explosion: '100 dead' in gas plant blast as crowds queue to fuel for Christmas Day - The Independent

As many as 100 people are feared dead after an explosion at a crowded Nigerian gas plant as scores queued to fill their cooking cylinders ahead of Christmas. Witnesses described seeing “thick, black smoke” and a huge fire that raged for hours following ...and more »

Gas Tanker in Nigeria Explodes, Killing Dozens - New York Times

LAGOS, Nigeria — A tanker truck exploded outside an industrial plant in rural southeastern Nigeria, killing dozens of people who had lined up for gas to cook their Christmas meals, the authorities announced on Friday. The explosion occurred on ...and more »

Nigeria gas plant explosion: 'Tens' dead, says Buhari - BBC News

A huge explosion on Thursday at a butane gas depot in south-eastern Nigeria left "tens" of people dead, Nigeria's president says. The fire raged for more than five hours before being extinguished. Witnesses said the bodies of workers and customers at ...and more »

Gas tanker truck explodes, killing dozens in Nigeria - New York Post

ABUJA, Nigeria — A gas tanker truck ignited an inferno at a crowded industrial gas plant in Nigeria on Thursday, killing more than 100 people lining up to refill their cooking gas cylinders in time for Christmas. The disaster took place in Nnewi, a ...and more »

Gas Plant Explosion Kills Up To 100 People In Anambra State - SaharaReporters.com

Up to 100 people are believed to have perished in a gas plant explosion in Nnewi, Anambra State today. The Christmas Eve disaster reportedly began at 11am when a fire ignited as a commercial truck was discharging its contents at the Inter Corp Oil Ltd ...and more »

'Tens of people' killed in Nigeria gas plant explosion, presidency says - ABC Online

Tens of people have been killed in an explosion at a gas plant in southern Nigeria, the presidency says, with one journalist putting the death toll at 100. The blast occurred on Thursday when a truck was discharging butane gas at the facility in Nnewi ...and more »

Up to 100 people killed after Nigerian gas plant exploded in 'huge inferno' as people queued for fuel on Christmas Eve - Daily Mail

Up to 100 people have died in a 'huge inferno' at an industrial gas plant in southeastern Nigeria on Christmas Eve. The fireball destroyed nearby buildings and left burned corpses littering the plant in Nnewi, according to witnesses. The blaze, which ...and more »

Nigeria: Gas tanker catches fire, kills 100 people lined up to refill gas cylinders - The Indian Express

Nigeria, Nigeria blast, Nigeria gas tanker, nigeria gas truck, nigeria truck fire. Nigeria blast: The disaster took place in Nnewi, a predominantly Christian community in southeast Nigeria. Related News. At least 10 killed in suicide blasts in Nigeria ...and more »

Nigeria gas blast kills people lining up to refill cylinders for Christmas - The Guardian

The gas explosion took place in Nnewi, a predominantly Christian city in south-east Nigeria. A butane tanker ignited a huge explosion at a crowded industrial plant in Nigeria on Thursday, killing “tens of people” who were lining up to refill their ...and more »

Fatal gas tank explosion in southern Nigeria - Youth Independent News

Multiple fatalities are being reported following a grisly industrial gas tank explosion in southern Nigeria. The blast occurred on Christmas Eve at Intercorp Oil Unlimited as residents in Nnewi, a predominately Christian city, gathered to purchase ...and more »