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Seven, Including a Child, Die in Lagos Bus Fire

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It was a sad Sunday as seven people were confirmed dead when a commercial bus went up in flames around the Iyana Oworo area of Lagos State.

Five others suffered different degrees of burns.

The dead include four adult females, two adult males, and a male child.

Their corpses have been handed over to the Lagos State Environmental Health Management Unit (SEHMU).

The Permanent Secretary of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu said the vehicle caught fire after experiencing an electrical fault.


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