18 shops razed as gas explosion rocks Lagos

GodGift Ifunanya
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18 shops were razed after a gas explosion occurred in Agbado Road, Toyin Bus Stop, Iju Ishaga at about 10pm on Turesday, February 13.

A statement by the Lagos state Fire and Rescue Service says the cause of the fire outbreak is attributed to the off-loading of six numbers of 75-50(kg) gas cylinders sizes from a stationed mini truck to a gas shop that accidentally resulted to explosions from one of the compromised head cap of a cylinder accompanied by Fire.

The ensuing Fire triggered to the other side of the street with the aid of one of the gas cylinders that travelled over affecting 18 shops in all and contents therein with the mini truck.” The statement read There are no traces of casualty nor injury as the fire had since been contained

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