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Huge Gas Explosion in Ghana sends Massive Fireball into the Sky



Huge Gas Explosion in Ghana sends Massive Fireball into the Sky - BellaNaijaA huge gas explosion recently went off in Atomic Junction, West Legon, Accra, Ghana, sending a giant fireball into the sky.

The explosion reportedly went off around 7:30 PM, at GOIL liquefied natural gas station.

The explosion then spread to another filling station belonging to Total across the street, a witness told Reuters.

Residents fled the area after the explosion.

It is unclear how many casualities the explosion has caused.

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  1. Dee one

    October 8, 2017 at 12:33 am

    Woooo, that is really serious, hope it’s contained on time.

  2. Lol

    October 8, 2017 at 6:19 am

    God is coming!!! He’s dropping hints here and there!!

    • dust

      October 8, 2017 at 8:02 am

      Its a GAS explosion… its HUMAN error it has nothing to do with the gods and goddesses…

      the gods/goddesses never left it was humans that left their gods/goddesses and started worshiping a false god..

  3. Bruness

    October 8, 2017 at 8:31 am

    Its ironic! the name of the junction is ATOMIC junction and a mushroom explosion occurred there.

  4. Van

    October 8, 2017 at 3:25 pm

    [email protected], Nigeria really is taking this Jollof war too seriously.

  5. Mr. Shine

    October 8, 2017 at 9:16 pm

    It’s really disheartening. I went to college not far from there. There are several hostels accommodating Students from different parts of Africa around the area as well.

    my heart and prayers go out to Ghana.

  6. I am Ghanaian

    October 8, 2017 at 9:44 pm

    If laws are not enforced which is typical most of Africa especially these parts, and you have some street vendor roasting corn, kebab etc a walking distance from a gas or petrol station this is what happens.

    The poor stupid street vendor will be blamed meanwhile the one who should be blamed is the minister and law enforcement people who didn’t enforce the law to make sure no fire operating street vendors run their business at least 100 km from the gas station.

    Naija this could happen to y’all so put pressure on your law enforcement people to enforce law and make sure no street vendors who use fire do not operate anyway close by a petrol station. Or gas stations do not well cigarettes or lighters., if you see anyone smoking near a gas station remind them to stop and if they don’t do what you gotta do, you cannot come and die

    As y’all know common sense is not common in our many African countries

    Enforce the law simple

  7. Joyce

    October 13, 2017 at 9:00 pm

    The safety culture in a lot of African countries are bad. Companies flaunt safety policies and cut corners. Government don’t implement policies, they take bribes and allow things to slid through the crack. The public are ignorant or don’t care. People need to realize that oil and gas business is a very dangerous business and pay particular attention to safety. I hope and pray that no one is hurt in the inferno.

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