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Gas Explosion Injures Four in Lagos

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A man and three women have sustained injuries after a gas explosion at the Agege area of Lagos State.

A preliminary report by the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), discovered that one of the gas cylinders exploded as a result of gas leakage and caught fire in the process, affecting the  shop whilst other shops and adjoining  buildings were salvaged 

According to the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), rescuers were able to contain the ensuing inferno from escalating to adjourning shops and nearby buildings.

LASEMA’s Permanent Secretary, Dr. Femi Oke-Osanyintolu, also revealed that the injured suffered second degree burns and were taken to the hospital for treatment.


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