Illegal refinery – State government conducts mass burial for victims of blast


The Imo State Government has conducted a mass burial for the victims of last Friday’s explosion at an illegal oil refinery in Imo state.

Hundreds of people lost their lives in the explosion at the illegal refinery located at a forest at Abaezi community in the Ohaji Egbema Local Government Area of the state.

The mass burial took place at the site of the explosion.

Emergency officials at the burial site say the state ministries of Petroleum Resources and Environment has shouldered the responsibility of laying to rest, the charred remains of the victims that had been gathered from the scene of the blast.

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