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Nine Killed, Vehicles Destroyed In Lagos Tanker Explosion (Photos & Video)

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At least 9 individuals have burned past recognition after a petrol-carrying tanker exploded alongside the Otedola Bridge axis of Berger in Lagos on Thursday night.

It was gathered that no fewer than 50 automobiles have been destroyed by hearth ensuing from the explosion, which reportedly began at 5:30pm.

tanker explosion at Otedola (photograph credit score: Rapid Response Squad)

Officials of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency and Lagos Fire Service have been mentioned to have put out the hearth about an hour after the outbreak.

They say 9 our bodies have been pulled out so removed from the various automobiles trapped within the hearth.

tanker explosion at Otedola (photograph credit score: Rapid Response Squad)

Famzn News understands that the tanker was heading out of Lagos in the direction of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway when the crash occurred.

tanker explosion at Otedola (photograph credit score: Rapid Response Squad)

It induced panic within the space.

tanker explosion at Otedola (photograph credit score: Rapid Response Squad)

As acknowledged by studies, a business bus had misplaced management and hit the tanker, sparking a hearth that led to the explosion.

 

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