10 dead, many injured in gas explosion at Lagos station

10 dead, many injured in gas explosion at Lagos station

Gas tanks at the Second Coming gas station in the Magodo area of Lagos exploded on Monday resulting in an inferno.

At least 10 persons have reportedly died in the inferno.

The inferno, which was triggered by a spark from a car at the station, has already spread to surrounding buildings.

The gas plant is located on CMD Road, opposite Magodo Brooks Estate.

Operatives of the Lagos State Fire Service, Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, Federal Road Safety Corps and the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) are currently at the scene.

FRSC spokesman,Bisi Kazeem, has advised motorists to take alternative routes, saying the extent of damage is unknown at the moment.



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