Friday, July 13, 2012

Government holds mass burial for tanker explosion victims in Port Harcourt

The Rivers State government has given a mass burial for most of Thursday’s oil tanker explosion victims.
 The State sector commander for the commission, Kayode Olagunju told reporters in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital that 89 of the 95 persons who died in the petrol tanker explosion were given a mass burial at Okobe village in the Ahoada West Local Government Area of the State.
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Mr Olagunju said six of the victims who died were identified and released to their respective families.
He said in all, 95 persons died in the incident with 18 others injured.

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