SO SAD: Many dead as gas tanker explodes in Iju ishaga, Lagos.

Yesterday, we reported about the tragic accident which occurred in kogi state, earlier today another accident had been reported.  

According to our source, another gas explosion occurred today  at  Iju Ishaga area of Lagos(Cele Bus stop). The tanker was trying to enter a gas plant at Iju and  got exploded before entering.


Several properties were affected by the explosion ;
A nearby market was affected by  the explosion  and some  electric cables in the area got destroyed.
Several cars and shops in the area was also said to be destroyed by the explosion.

According to The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) , the explosion was caused by a truck conveying Gasoline (Petroleum).

“According to LASEMA statement, Several people got  injured and were taken to the nearest hospital.

According to Mr Ibrahim Farinloye, The acting coordinator of the National Emergency Management Agency;

-  Fifteen people were admitted at Iju Waterworks Clinic
-  Two people were referred to General Hospital.

-  Three people on critical observation and 

-  10 people are being treated presently.


The explosion was handled by the combined efforts of the LASEMA Response Team led by the director of operations, Police Force Nigeria, LASG Fire Service, LRU Fire and NSCDC.

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