Several persons have been reported dead in a gas explosion that occurred at a shop along Kachia road in Sabon Tasha, Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna, our correspondent gathered from reports.
No one has claimed responsibilty for the attack and the reason for the explosion of the gas is not yet known at the time of this report, but the sound of the explosion attracted people within and outside Sabon Tasha to the scene.
As at the time of filing this report, the shop where the gas is being sold and other shops are up in flames.
Parts of human body were seen on the road but nobody can ascertain the number of casualty.
However, police personnel have condoned the scene to avoid looting of anything nearby while vehicles have been directed to follow a different route to avoid further disaster.