Four people have reportedly been killed and many others injured in a gas station explosion in Edo state.

According to Instablog9ja, the explosion occurred at a gas station along Ugbor Rd, GRA, Benin, Edo State.

ALSO READ: Fire guts petrol tanker, driver escapes

As of the time of the reports, it remained unclear if the fire has been put out or whether any government security agencies had arrived at the scene of the devastating accident.

In a similar occurrence, barely two weeks ago, a gas plant located along CMD road in Magodo area Lagos State, also exploded leaving two dead and many others injured.

ALSO READ: Gas explosion leaves 3 dead, 10 injured in Edo

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has urged the media to sensitise the public on dangers of any form of explosion and how to respond in such situations.

Stay with us for more information as the story develops.