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CROSS RIVERS STATE GOVERNMENT LAUNCHES INVESTIGATION INTO TANK FARM EXPLOSION IN CALABAR THAT CLAIM AT LEAST TEN LIVES.

At least ten people have been confirmed dead while several others received various degrees of burns following a fire incident at the Calabar Free Zone enterprise, Esuk Utan Community.

 

The fire which affected a tank farm, parts of Nigeria Ports Authority and the Esuk Utan community, was set to have been triggered by an over-flow of PMS from a truck discharging to a tank farm around the area.

 

According to eye witnesses, most of the persons who got burnt were scooping the petroleum product.

 

The state Commissioner of Petroleum Resources, Mr ITAYA NYONG speaks on the development.

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