BREAKING: Four Killed, Scores Injured as Gas Plant Explodes in Lagos  

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BREAKING: Four Killed, Scores Injured as Gas Plant Explodes in Lagos  
Nwolu Obiajulu

Lagos has witnessed fresh explosion as Best Roof Cooking Gas plant exploded on Thursday in the Baruwa community of the Alimosho Local Government Area of Lagos State.

The explosion which happened around 5:45am on Thursday led to the death of four persons while scores were injured in the explosion which occurred around Unity Bus-Stop on Candos Road, Baruwa.

A primary school and other valuable properties within the area were affected by the explosion, Punch reports.

LASEMA Director-General, Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu while confirming the incident in a communique said, “On arrival at the scene of the incident, it was observed that there was a gas explosion at the aforementioned location.

“Further investigation at the scene revealed that the gas station belonging to Best Roof Cooking Gas exploded by burning buildings around. The cause of the explosion could not be ascertained at the moment.

“Unfortunately, four mortalities were recorded and several others injured.

“A combined effort of the Agency’s Tiger team, Dolphin team, LRU Fire, LASG Fire Service, NPF, NUPENG, and LNSC are on ground to curtail the spread of the fire to other buildings.”

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