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Gas explosion leaves 7 injured at Kpassa

Gas exploded in an apartment in the Nkwanta North neighborhood of the Oti Region, injuring seven individuals, including a journalist, in various degrees.

According to reports, the explosion happened on Saturday night at around 9:30 p.m. at an apartment building in the Kpassa neighborhood.

Sources claim that a gas leak caused the explosion, which resulted in substantial property damage and seven injuries from flying fire fragments and debris.

Four patients were transferred to Nkwanta Municipal and St. Joseph’s hospitals for treatment of their wounds after sustaining varied degrees of burns and injuries.

While the others continue to receive care at Kpasaa Health Center and Pentecost Clinic, arrangements are being made to transport them to Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital for additional care.

Speaking to Adom News, the victims stated that a gas leak in a room caused the fire explosion.

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