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Oil Tanker Explosion Rocks Lagos

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An oil tanker explosion has occurred on both lanes around Toyota bus-stop inwards mile 2, along Oshodi/Apapa Expressway, Lagos.

Naija News understands that no casualty has been confirmed yet.

Emergency response teams were already on the ground at the time of filing this report.

The incident was confirmed to NAN by Acting Zonal Coordinator, southwest Zonal Office, NEMA, Mr. Ibrahim Farinloye.

Farinloye said the incident occurred about 9.15 a.m. directly in front of the Lagos State Fire Service Station located in the area.

He said the tanker was fully loaded with 44,000 litres of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) when the incident occurred.

“The tanker crashed on the side with another trailer on the motion.

“The trailer was fully loaded with iron rods.

“It is believed that the two vehicles were trying to outsmart each other before the incident happened,” Farinloye said.

Source: Naija News

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