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Gas Explosion Rocks Lagos Community


A gas explosion has rocked the Amuwo-Odofin Local Government Area of Lagos State.

The explosion was said to have happened around 7pm on Tuesday at Iyasoko street, Agboju, Amuwo-Odofin.

The spokesperson for the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Nosa Okunbor said officials of the agency were on ground at the scene of the accident. As of the time of the report, it was not clear what caused the explosion.

Some residents are said to have sustained varying degrees of injury while attempting to put out the fire.

However, no casualty has been confirmed. The incident comes months after an explosion rocked the Baruwa area of Ipaja in Lagos State, where eight persons reportedly lost their lives.



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