Many feared killed, homes razed as tanker explodes in Lagos


Many people were reported to have been killed while several houses were burnt following a crash and subsequent explosion of a petrol tanker at Ajegunle Bus-Stop, Alagbado, on the Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway in the early hours Friday, April 22, 2022.

The incident, according to witnesses, happened about 3am.

Many houses and sundry property were said to have been burnt in the inferno, as men of the Lagos State fire service and the police were deployed in the area.

Reports said that many of those suspected to have died in the incident were those who purportedly went to scoop fuel at the crash site before the explosion happened.

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