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BREAKING NEWS: Eight Killed In Lagos Gas Plant Explosion

Atleast eight persons have been confirmed dead after a Lagos gas plant exploded in the Ipaja area on Thursday morning.

According to a statement by the Director-General of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, the incident occurred around 6:00 am, destroying several properties.

While further assessment of the area is still ongoing, a tweet by the emergency response agency, disclosed that an initial disaster assessment revealed that eight fatalities have been identified in the Lagos gas plant explosion.

Photo credit: Channelstv.com
Photo credit: Channelstv.com

25 houses (mostly bungalows), 16 lock-up shops and a Primary School were also affected by the fire.

However, Rescue operations are still ongoing.

 

Source: Channelstv

 

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