Ibekimi Oriamaja Reports
Anambra State was tense on Tuesday (today) after a large explosion occurred at a chemical market in Onitsha.
According to TracNews, the explosion that gutted buildings in the market in Onitsha Head Bridge destroyed goods worth millions of Naira.
Many people are believed to be trapped in the fire, which began around 12:10 p.m. on Tuesday.
While details about the incident are still sketchy, it has been revealed that the fire began when chemicals stored in several shops began exploding one after the other.
Hundreds of people were also reported to have been injured as the chemicals escaped at various angles and struck them.
Firefighters from Anambra and Delta states are on the ground battling the blaze.
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