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BREAKING: Many Feared Dead As Crude Oil Exploion Hit Rivers

A crude oil explosion has claimed the lives of many  from a crude oil tapping point in Rumuekpe commumity in Emuoha Local Government Area of Rivers State.

It was gathered that the explosion occurred at about 2am on friday when the driver of one of the buses loaded with crude oil ‘packaged in bags’ to transport to a refining site, started his engine, the bus went up in flames.

The explosion happened at a crude oil tapping point in the Rivers State community, in the early hours of Friday.

An environmentalist and executive director Youths and Environmental Advocacy Centre, Fyneface Dumnamene confirmed the incident. saying it received news of the incident through its ‘Crude oil spill alert response system.

The Spokesperson of the State Police Command, Grace Iringe-Koko confirmed the incident to our correspondent, saying,” The Divisional Police Officer in is already on his was to the scene.”

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