Scores feared dead as explosion rocks Kaduna

Several persons have been reported dead in a gas explosion that occurred at a shop along Kachia road in Sabon Tasha, Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna.

The cause of the gas explosion is not yet known at the time of this report, but the sound from the explosion attracted people within and outside Sabon Tasha to the scene.

As at the time of filing this report, the shop where the gas is being sold and other shops are up in flames.

Human body were seen on the road, as yet no one can ascertain the number of casualty.

Police personnel have however condoned off the scene to avoid looting of property. Meanwhile, vehicles have been directed to follow a different route to avoid further disaster.