A few hours before the celebration of Christmas in the Nigerian city of Nnewi (Anambra state, in the South of the country) was a powerful explosion at a gas processing plant Chikason Group.
According to local portal Naij, the explosion killed more than 100 people. The majority of people who hurried to fill gas tanks before the holiday. But among the victims are also employees of the company and residents of homes located near the plant.
Based on available data, the cause of the explosion was the violation of technological process due to the hasty action of the factory workers, who sought to serve all comers.