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JUST IN: Petrol Tanker Explodes In Lagos

A petrol tanker, on Tuesday, exploded at Egbeda, Alimosho Local Government Area of Lagos State.

Dr. Femi Oke-Osanyintolu, Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Dr. Femi Oke-Osanyintolu, who confirmed the incident, said the tanker loaded with petrol exploded around 1:18 am.

Oke-Osanyintolu said the incident occurred at Banire Bus Stop, Egbeda inward Ikotun, adding that there was no casualty.

“Investigation conducted by the Team upon arrival at the scene revealed a fully loaded tanker with diesel had a break failure, lost control and fell off the road leading to an explosion and fire outburst.

“However, no casualties recorded nor any properties razed in the unfortunate inferno.

“The fire has been successfully subdued by men of the LASEMA LRU Fire service and LASG Fire service while dampening down is ongoing,” he added.


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