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Tragedy Strikes as Depthwize Majestic Oil Rig Collapses in Sapele, Delta State

ByWeb Manager

Aug 16, 2023

Sapele, Delta State – In a devastating incident that unfolded on Tuesday, August 15, the oil rig known as Depthwize Majestic collapsed, sending shockwaves through the region. With approximately 96 individuals believed to have been on board at the time of the catastrophe, this incident marks a harrowing event for the community.

Early reports indicate that the collapse occurred with abrupt and tragic force, leading to the loss of life. As of the latest update, authorities have confirmed the deaths of more than three individuals, while rescue efforts continue in the hopes of locating any remaining survivors.

The repercussions of this oil rig collapse are likely to reverberate throughout the region, prompting urgent inquiries into the circumstances surrounding the incident. As investigations unfold, the community and the broader industry grapple with the shock and sorrow brought about by this unforeseen tragedy.

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