Nigeria Blast News: A massive explosion occurred in one of Nigeria’s largest cities on Tuesday night. Three people died and 77 others were injured in the blast. 20 buildings were also damaged in this accident. Officials said on Wednesday that rescue workers were searching under the debris for people who were feared trapped. A massive explosion was heard around 7:45 pm in the densely populated city of Ibadan in the south-western state of Oyo, causing panic.
He said that by Wednesday morning the security forces had surrounded the area. Oyo Governor Seyi Makinde told reporters after visiting the scene that preliminary investigations revealed that the blast was caused by explosives meant for use in illegal mining operations. The Governor said that most of the 77 injured have been discharged from the hospital.
A massive explosion occurred in Thailand’s firecracker factory
On the other hand, let us tell you that there has been a massive blast in a firecracker factory in Thailand. 15 people are reported to have died due to this massive explosion. According to AP report, a rescue worker says that the explosion occurred at a fireworks factory in central Thailand. At least 15 people died in this explosion. This number of deaths may increase further. According to media reports, local rescue workers in Suphan Buri province have posted photos online. It is visible that the factory has been completely destroyed.
There has been a blast in Thailand’s firecracker factory before
There has already been a big blast in a firecracker factory in Thailand. In July last year, there was a major explosion in a firecracker factory in Thailand. 9 people were killed and more than 115 people were injured in this blast. The explosion took place at a firecracker factory in Sungai Kolok city of Narathiwas province.
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