Tanker Explodes In Lagos
Another tanker today caught fire at Abule Osun Bus station. The tanker was loaded with 11,000 litres of diesel.
Director General/CEO of the Lagos state Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) Dr. Damilola Oke-Osanyintolu disclosed this in a statement on Thursday. He said efforts to contain the fire is ongoing.
According to him, preliminary investigations reveals that the explosion occurred after the rear spring of the tanker broke while at high speed.
He also confirms that no injury or mortality was recorded. Measures to abate traffic are currently ongoing.
Further updates will be provided by the agency.