A gas explosion which occurred on Wednesday in a shopping mall in Port Harcourt, Rivers State has left about five persons seriously injured.
The incident has since being confirmed by the Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Nnamdi Omoni.
According to the Police PRO, the explosion happened at the kitchen area mall.
Omoni said the victims have being taken to the Braithwaite Memorial Hospital and are already receiving treatment.
He added that investigations are being made to find out the cause of the explosion.