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TRAGIC! Father & Daughter Seriously Burnt After Kerosene Explosion In Rivers State (Photo) 



​Mr. Fidelis Umechukwu and his daughter Chidinma are presently battling for their lives in different hospitals in Port Harcourt, after an explosion that was caused by kerosene at the family residence in Rumueme Community, Obio/Akpor Local government of Rivers State.

Umechukwu, 47 was rushed to Eboyi Hospital at Orazi in Obio/Akpor Local government while his daughter Chidinma 13, who was said to be in a very serious condition, was being treated at Life forth Hospital, Iwofi in the same Obio/Akpor Local government area of Rivers State.

The incident which took place on Sunday evening destroyed the victims’ properties at the kitchen and also affected the main building of their house.

One of the Victims neighbours, Mr. Chigozie Abasirim said before the incident took place Mr. Umechukwu was reading his bible at the front of his house.

He said the explosion took everybody on surprise because nobody expected such a horrible incident to take place that evening.