Several persons are feared dead in a gas explosion that occurred at a shop along Kachia road in Sabon Tasha, Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna on Saturday afternoon.
The cause of the explosion is yet to be ascertained but burnt human parts were seen littering the road and the casualty figures are not yet known.
Police have condoned the scene and traffic diverted to other routes. The victims have been rushed to various hospitals in the Metropolis for treatment.
It was gathered that the explosion occurred at about 1:00pm at a gas shop located by the main road opposite Total Filling station, at the busy Sabon Tasha.