The Kaduna Police Command has confirmed the d*ath of five persons in the gas explosion at Sabon Tasha in Kaduna metropolis on Saturday afternoon.
The Command’s Public Relations Officers, DSP Yakubu Sabo, made the confirmation in a press statement issued in Kaduna.
According to Sabo, two of the victims were bu*nt beyond recognition.
“The impact of the incident affected three other adjoining shops of different businesses.
“Teams of detectives have been dispatched to the scene on a rescue mission and further investigation.
“The four injured have been rushed to Barau Dikko Hospital Kaduna for treatment,” he said.