Generator fumes kill six wedding guests in Imo, leave 20 others unconscious

Posted by News Express | 10 June 2019 | 1,119 times

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•The Imo house of horror. Photo: Channels TV.

Six persons have been killed by generator fumes in Mbaitoli Local Government Area of Imo State, according to a report from the area.

The report, by Channels Television, said that the incident happened at a house in Umuomumu-Mbieri community.

“Imo State Police Public relations officer Orlando Ikeokwu, who confirmed the incident, says 20 other people who are unconscious at the moment have been rushed to a nearby hospital for immediate treatment.

“He says the victims affected were guests who attended a traditional marriage ceremony in the community.

“He says the commissioner of police Imo State police command Rabiu Ladodo has ordered a full-scale investigation into the incident with a view to unraveling the mystery behind the tragedy,” Channels TV reported.

Source: News Express

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