Gas tank explodes during repair, kills two welders

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Two welders, namely Simon & Uzochukwu Egbogu, have been killed by gas explosion in Benue state.

The gas tank, which reportedly belongs to Dangote cement, was leaking, and was brought to to the welders’ workshop for repair.

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The driver, who brought the tank, was alleged to have falsely assured them that the tank was empty.

However, during the process of welding the leaking tank, it exploded and killed the two. Their corpses have been deposited at a mortuary in Gboko, Benue State.

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