One dead; three injured in two explosions at TOR


1910702944422_2641977681519One person has been reported dead in an explosion disaster that happened around the Tema Oil Refinery, Tuesday.

The deceased who is yet to be identified was running away when an electric pole reportedly fell on him, Joy News’ Joseph Opoku Gakpo reported.

Godwin Damali, a fire personnel also confirmed the death.

Three other fire officials have been injured as a result of the explosion.  The fire men were said to be repairing the leaked pipeline when the explosion occured.

A fresh pipeline at the Tema Oil Refinery exploded, in what appears to be a second disaster around the Cocoa Processing Factory in Tema.

The first pipeline was reported to have exploded around 3:00 pm which led to an inferno that ravaged some buildings around the area.

Just when fire and police personnel arrived to keep the explosion under control, another pipeline exploded around 4:00 pm, Joy News’ Joseph Opoku Gakpo reported.

Fire men, bystanders…

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