An explosion caused by a gas cylinder has claimed 4 lives in the Isa Local Government Area of Sokoto State.
An eyewitness explained that the explosion tore the body parts of the deceased and scattered them all over the place before Men of the Nigerian Police Force came to the scene to evacuate their remains.
Sokoto state Police Public Relations Officer, Sanusi Abubakar, while confirming the incident, said the explosion resulted in the death of four persons.
He explained that the explosion was not connected to the security challenges bedevilling the area, but was a result of an explosion from a gas cylinder in the shop of a local welder in the community.
Abubakar also noted that three other persons who sustained varying degrees of injury are receiving treatment in an undisclosed hospital in the state.