Building Filled With Firecrackers Explodes At Jankara Market In Lagos - UPDATED

Published On: December 26, 2012, 1:19 pm (7 years ago)
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«§» 26 December 2012

No fewer than 12 persons have died and Forty Persons Injured; 15 Buildings Burnt In Lagos Fire Cracker Warehouse Inferno

A shop containing fire crackers on Wednesday exploded in a storey building injuring many and damaging cars and houses close by.


The explosion reportedly occurred at 9:30 in Oroyiyin\Jankara area, Lagos Island.

The fire spread to nearby buildings, causing panic to traders and shoppers.

Two firemen showed up in a fire truck and local residents grabbed fire hoses to try and put out the flames.

The explosion is reported to have caused an alarming vibration in the area while the noise was deafening.

A huge crowd is said to have besieged the area making it difficult for firefighters to put out the fire.

More firefighters have been drafted to the scene of the fire and security agencies have also been drafed to help in putting out the fire that has gutted 15 adjoining buildings.

Casualty figures are yet to be ascertained.


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-- giftmurphy (f) at 26-12-2012 01:44 PM
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hope everyone is safe
-- Aquarium (m) at 26-12-2012 02:14 PM
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Hahahaha! Christmas wahala. That would be the biggest banger (or firecracker) event of the year.

-- micc (m) at 26-12-2012 02:25 PM
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No be small thing o
-- mary11 (m) at 26-12-2012 02:31 PM
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Sad news

-- paulohking (m) at 26-12-2012 02:45 PM
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God of mercy
-- papadip (m) at 26-12-2012 02:46 PM
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Another mishap….? Let’s hope no one was killed….!

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-- pchinedu20 (m) at 26-12-2012 02:47 PM
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hope no life is lost ?
-- papadip (m) at 26-12-2012 02:53 PM
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-- proly (f) at 26-12-2012 03:14 PM
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-- dallasp (m) at 26-12-2012 03:22 PM
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hope every body in dat area is safe........God ve mercy
-- ela214 (f) at 26-12-2012 03:27 PM
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oh nawa explode ke,horrifying news everytime from naija
-- Noble12 (m) at 26-12-2012 04:49 PM
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Na wah
-- cocoeni (f) at 26-12-2012 04:55 PM
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-- micc (m) at 26-12-2012 04:59 PM
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-- Biafranwar (m) at 26-12-2012 05:02 PM
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Cinko go kill una for that country
-- dlimelite (f) at 26-12-2012 05:52 PM
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What a tragedy. Hope no life was lost
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