Generator Explosion Kills Pastor In Abia

A Foursquare Gospel Church Pastor, has been reportedly burnt to death, while an unidentified artisan was severely injured by a generator explosion that occurred at Plot 100 Nkwere Street in Umuahia, the Abia State capital on Wednesday evening.

It was learnt that the deceased had called the mechanic to service his generator, but while he was helping him to start the generator, it exploded and cut fire immediately.

Sources said while the mechanic, who was closer to the door leading to the staircase where the generator was kept was able to escape, the pastor was trapped inside and could not come out as a result of smoke that engulfed the building.

It was learnt that the mechanic was currently receiving treatment in an undisclosed hospital in Umuahia, while the remains of the deceased had been deposited in a mortuary.

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