JUST IN: Many Injured as Gas Explodes in Ajuwon Iju-Ishaga Road, Lagos

Scores of people were injured in a gas explosion that occurred at Iju Ishaga, Lagos State on Thursday.

It was learnt that many vehicles were also damaged.

The spokesperson for the Lagos State Emergency Agency, Nosa Okunbor, confirmed the incident while giving situation Report on the Gas Explosion at Cele Bus stop, Iju Ishaga.

He disclosed that on the arrival at the scene, it observed that there was a gas explosion at the aforementioned address.

Further investigation revealed that an unknown truck conveying Gasoline had a lone accident and exploded.

The impact of the explosion led to fire at adjoining buildings and several vehicles were burnt.

Several persons were injured and have been taken to the nearest hospital for treatment.

The inferno is being tackled head-on by the combined efforts of the LASEMA Response Team led by the Director Operations, LRU Fire, LASG Fire Service, Nigeria Police Force and NSCDC.

“Dampening down ongoing.”

He however, urged Lagosians to stay calm as LASEMA Response Team is at Cele Bus Stop, Iju Ishaga.

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