Another Gas explosion rocks Lagos

The casualty figures are still not certain in another gas explosion, which, on Thursday morning, rocked Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial capital, Platforms Africa reports.

This explosion, which occured at a gas station in Baruwa area of the metropolis, came barely two weeks after the Ajuwon Iju Isaga gas explosion that killed more than two and injured 40 people.

According to reports, the explosion occurred around 5.44am at Best Roof Gas Station located at Unity bus stop, Fatade area of Baruwa in Alimoso Local Government Area of the State.

“We do not know who dies who lives for now and it will be after the fire is extinguished totally before these can be determined,” an eyewitness told Platforms Africa.

The fire started around 5.44am with smoke engulfing the whole of this area, and people were shouting, running helter-skelter,” she added.

As at the time of this report, officials of the Lagos State Emergency Maintenance Agency (LASEMA) have been contacted.

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