There are fears many people have been injured by an explosion at a gas station located around Akwa Road in Onitsha, Anambra State.
The incident occurred around 7.30pm on Sunday evening.
A filling station close to it was affected by the explosion but firefighters were able to save two others.
It however consumed a mechanic workshop and over a dozen vehicles.
But the casualty figure could not be ascertained at the time of filing this report.