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5 K!lled, 60 Boats Burnt As Fire Guts Jetty In Rivers State (Video)

Fire outbreak at Bonny/Nembe/Bille Jetty in Port Harcourt, Rivers State killed no fewer than five persons, including two pregnant women and a baby.

It was gathered that the inferno which began in the early hours of Monday, April 11 also destroyed over 60 passenger boats.

Some sources who are residents of the area said it might not be unconnected with a storage of illegally refined petroleum products at the jetty.

The jetty serves as the harbour for travellers to the coastal areas of Nembe in Bayelsa State, the Island of Bonny and Bille in Akuku-Toru local government area of Rivers State.

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