Thursday, 5 December 2013
Explosion Rocks Conoil Petrol Station Near NNPC Towers Abuja
Panic at the Central Business District
in Abuja Following a loud explosion
from a conoil filling station
near Nigeria National Petroleum
The petrol Tank burst into flames at a
conoil opposite NNPC toward Abuja.
No casualties recorded.
Reports say the explosion affected
several buildings across from the
offices, thereby shattering the
Eyewitness say Conoil was
discharging fuel when the fire started
but men of the Fire service now on
the scene of the incident.
At the moment, fire trucks battling to
quench the flames.
Tweet from a citizens reporter close
to the gas station reads, “@bubusn I
have no reports of any casualties.
The immediate area around the
explosion has been cordoned off.
Didn’t observe any evacuation of
“@bubusn Location is about 500m
from my office. Felt the explosion.
First thought was that it was a bomb.
Now that seems unlikely.”