Update on Lagos tanker explosion: 3 burnt to death, 30 hospitalised ― NEMA

An explosion from a truck loaded with combustive substance rocked the Iju Ishaga area of Lagos, with at least three persons feared dead in the explosion and a yet to be ascertained number of persons wounded.

Some houses and vehicles were also affected,the truck was trying to enter a gas plant at Cele bus-stop Iju, when it exploded. 

As at time of writing this report, thick smoke was still blowing in the area, with rescue operators from the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, LASEMA, Firefighters among others, were still battling to put out the fire.

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