An explosion has rocked an illegal refinery in the creeks of Warri River in Warri South-West Local Government Area of Delta State killing one person while five others sustained varying degrees of burns.
According to a report by Punch, the victims were sighted at Warri Miler Jetty as they were rushed to a private hospital in a fast-moving speed boat.
It was reported that the victims got burnt when fire gutted their local refinery site as they were busy refining petroleum products in the creeks.
Identities of the victims could not be ascertained but some of them were said to be from the Northern part of the country.
The police public relations officer for Delta State Command, DSP Bright Edafe, is yet to confirm the explosion.
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