Lagos-explosion 23 buildings destroyed, 30 injured
At least 30 people were injured in a gas explosion that occurred at Iju Ishaga, Lagos State on Thursday.
The casualty consists of 20 adult males and 10 adult females, Nosa Okunbor, Head, Public Affairs of
Lagos State Emergency Management Agency confirmed
Among the buildings affected are X and Y Event Center, a church, and a plank market.
Lagos-explosion 23 buildings destroyed, The agency responded to distress calls concerning
the above and it was confirmed that a 30-ton LPG tanker being operated by Mana Gas Ltd
was involved in an explosion,
which destroyed several vehicles, X and Y Event Center, and a plank market in the above-mentioned axis.
“The responders discovered that a compromised seal device by the truck driver had led to gradual leakages
then ignited when the tires burst.
“The impact of the explosion led to a fire at adjoining buildings and several vehicles were burnt.