Just In: Report Of Bomb Explosion In UNIOSUN Untrue – Source

  Contrary to reports infiltrating both print and online media of an explosion at the Main Campus of the Osun State University in Osogbo on Thursday, a credible source within the university has informed OsunDefender that the explosion was not a bomb or fire explosion. He said instead of the news of a bomb explosion…”
Yusuf
January 18, 2018 5:06 pm

 

Contrary to reports infiltrating both print and online media of an explosion at the Main Campus of the Osun State University in Osogbo on Thursday, a credible source within the university has informed OsunDefender that the explosion was not a bomb or fire explosion.

He said instead of the news of a bomb explosion in the institution, it was an outburst from a fire extinguisher which suddenly went off.

According to the source, the fire extinguisher went off as a result of pressure mounted by a 300-level Anatomy and Physiology student of the university.

His account “The 300-level Anatomy and Physiology students were having lectures this morning. During the lecture, a student asserted pressure on the fire extinguisher by sitting on it .

“Immediately he stood up from the extinguisher, the lid busted due to the pressure mounted on it releasing CO2 into the hall.”

8 Students were said to have been affected by the incident. They are currently receiving treatment at a hospital in Osogbo, the state capital.

According to the source, all the students are in stable condition.

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