October 8, 2017 / 10:03 AM / 9 months ago

CORRECTED-Ghana gas depot blast kills at least 6 - fire service

(Corrects to show the explosion occurred at a fuel distribution site, not a natural gas depot in para 1)

ACCRA, Oct 8 (Reuters) - At least six people were killed and 35 injured, mostly sufffering burns, after an explosion at a fuel distribution site in Ghana’s capital, fire service spokesman Billy Anaglate said on Sunday.

The explosion on Saturday evening sent a giant fireball into the sky above the eastern part of Accra, causing frightened residents to flee their homes in large numbers. (Reporting by Kwasi Kpodo; Writing by Emma Farge; editing by John Stonestreet)

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