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04 Jan 2020 | 08:17 PM UTC

Nigeria: Casualties reported following gas explosion in Sabon Tasha (Kaduna state) January 4

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Casualties reported following gas explosion in Sabon Tasha (Kaduna state) January 4; police cordon off affected area to pedestrian and vehicle traffic

TIMEFRAME expected from 1/4/2020, 12:00 AM until 1/5/2020, 11:59 PM (Africa/Lagos). COUNTRY/REGION Sabon Tasha (Kaduna state)

Event

An unspecified number of casualties have been reported following a gas explosion in Sabon Tasha (Kaduna state) on Saturday, January 4. The cause of the explosion was not immediately reported. Police cordoned off the area around the site of the explosion to pedestrian and vehicle traffic.

Lingering traffic disruptions are possible in the affected area over the coming hours.  

Advice

Individuals in the affected area are advised to monitor developments, avoid the vicinity of the explosion, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities and their home governments.

The security environment in Nigeria remains complex. Professional security advice and support should be sought prior to travel.

 

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