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4 die following Calabar CBN gas explosion

4 die following Calabar CBN gas explosion 4 die following Calabar CBN gas explosion From Eyo Charles, Calabar Four of the 16 persons that were…

4 die following Calabar CBN gas explosion

4 die following Calabar CBN gas explosion

From Eyo Charles, Calabar

Four of the 16 persons that were seriously affected by the gas explosion at the premises of the Calabar branch of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) two weeks ago have died.

The Chief Medical Director (CMD) of the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital (UCTH), Thomas Agan, who confirmed this, said 11 are now out of danger list.

Agan who is also Chairman of the Committee of CMDs and Medical Directors of Federal Tertiary Hospitals, said, “Two died on arrival at the hospital. On the whole, three persons died on day one while the fourth died the following day. Two out of the four victims brought in critical conditions have been discharged. Virtually all of the victims have been discharged except five who are all doing well.’

He said that the UCTH health team had been taking care of the victims of gas explosion, that treatment had been without charge. “Every expense is borne mostly by the UCTH and occasionally by the CBN,’’ Agan said.

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