A gas explosion reportedly from the continental cuisine kitchen inside the Port Harcourt shopping mall (Spar) has left about 5 people in severe pain and anguish.

Police PRO, DSP Nnamdi Omoni, has confirmed the incident which took place today Wednesday at about 6pm.

Candy Tv learnt that five workers at the kitchen, who were badly burnt are currently receiving treatment at the Braithwaite Memorial Hospital, and activities have returned to normal.

DSP Omoni also said that investigations are ongoing to unravel the cause of the gas explosion.

Little footage of the incidence below: