Seven Person’s injured in suspected gas explosion in Kpassa

A gas explosion at Kpassa in the Nkwanta North District of the Oti Region has left about seven persons suffering varying degrees of injuries.

The explosion is suspected to have been caused by a gas leak in one of the residential apartments in the District.

Seven people including a journalist Kwaku Mensah Akrobeto Seth (KAM) have sustained multiple degree of injuries after gas exploded in at an apartment.

The explosion is said to have occurred at a residential neighborhood.

According to sources, the explosion was caused by a gas leakage, which caused significant damage where seven people suffered injuries from the flying fire debris and shards.

Some four victims who sustained various degrees of burns and injures were later transported to Nkwanta Municipal and Saint Joseph’s Hospital for their injuries.

Plans are being made to transfer them to Korle-Bu Teaching hospital for further treatment whilst the others are still on admission at Kpassa Health Centre and Pentecost Clinic.

The victims disclosed that that there was a gas leakage in a room that led to the explosion.

Story by Samali Abdul Majid

August 10, 2022

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