One person, identified as Ohis Eruaga, has been seriously injured as explosion rocked a gas plant at Fani-Kayode Road, in Warri, Delta State, at about 7pm on Monday.
It was gathered that there is frantic efforts by men of the Delta State Fire Service to salvage the situation at about 7:30pm.
But for the quick intervention of the fire service, the gas plant would have been completely razed down.
The gas explosion also caused serious tension as members of Comforters Ministry and other churches, including residents, fled the area for safety.
The 27 year old victim said that he was off loading gas from a tanker into the gas plant when its hose suddenly pulled off resulting to the explosion.
“I cannot tell you what caused the explosion but all I know is that the hose pull off and I am seriously injured”, he said.