Tragedy in Lagos: Gas tanker explodes, many feared dead

Tochi Juliet

It was a sad evening at Iju-Ishaga precisely Cele Bustop Lagos as a tanker filled with Gas exploded, leaving many dead and others critically injured.

This is coming just a day after the fatal accident in Lokoja, Kogi state that roasted many including school children.

Director-General of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Dr Olufemi Damilola Oke-Osanyintolu, has confirmed the incident as he said efforts are being made by his men to put out the resulting fire from the explosion.

According to LASEMA investigations, an unknown truck conveying gasoline had an accident and exploded.

“The impact of the explosion led to a fire on adjoining buildings and several vehicles burnt, several persons were injured and have been taken to the nearest hospital for treatment.”

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