A pregnant mother including her 4 year old son were on 30 January 2017 confirmed dead at Ngenevu axis of the coal camp Enugu and leaving others with various degrees of severe burn.
It was gathered that on that fateful day,one hillary Ugwuoke also from Ngenevu had allegedly bought kerosene from a neighbour in the evening which he later poured into his lantern and in the attempt to light the lantern,the kerosene exploded and went into flames. In the process, the said Hillary ,his pregnant wife and his children were burnt by the inferno. Sympathizers assisted in taking them to National Orthopeadic hospital Enugu for medical assistance.
It was further gathered that at the hospital, Mrs Ogwuoke who is said to be pregnant was confirmed dead together with her 4 year old son while others who sustained severe burns are receiving treatment.
Investigations into the incident have begun by police operatives with a view to finding out the likely cause of the incident.
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