A nursing female parent was on Saturday killed in Port Harcourt, the Rivers Province working capital, in a flame incident from a high-tension wire.
DAILY POST gathered that the flame started after the high-tension wire fell on the roof of the room where the victim, identified as Latifah Seyi, was occupying at Route 24 Agip Estate.
A spark from the high-tension wire led to the inferno which also affected some other buildings in the area.
Eyewitnesses, nevertheless nonetheless, berated officials of the province flame service and the Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company for failing to “respond to calls” on time.
Officials of the flame service arrived at the scene of the flame hours later when it had already been lay out by neighbours.
One of the eyewitnesses said the victim was already dead when they “managed to lay off the flame”
Notwithstanding the 4 months old infant was unharmed during the flame.
Some other respondent also criticised the practise of “building houses under high-tension wire considering the dangers” patch calling on the regime to finish the practise.
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