LPG Tanker Explodes in Ikeja, Lagos Leaving Over 20 Cars Burnt And 13 People Injured

Date: 18-06-2021 7:54 am (1 month ago) | Author: kacy lee
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No fewer than 13 persons sustained various degrees of injuries on Thursday night after a Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) tanker exploded at Mobolaji Bank Anthony Way, opposite Sheraton Hotels and Towers, Ikeja.

Mr Ibrahim Farinloye, Acting Zonal Coordinator, South West Zonal Office, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), confirmed the development to newsmen in Ikeja on Friday, NAN reports.

Farinloye said about 25 cars were destroyed in the explosion which was caused by leakage while the LPG tanker was in motion.

“The fire affected the premises of Ogun State Property Investment Company (OPIC) Plaza besides Sheraton Hotels, which houses different commercial outfits including a Chinese Restaurant.

“After concerted efforts of five fire trucks from the Lagos State Fire Service and two trucks from the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency Response Unit the fire was put out.

“The initial search and rescue activities revealed that 13 persons sustained various degrees of burns. Out of this, nine are males while four are females,” Farinloye said.

According to him, the affected victims were attended to at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) for First Aid.

“Preliminary assessment of vehicles damaged indicated that about 25 were destroyed as at now,” he added.


Posted: at 18-06-2021 07:54 AM (1 month ago) | Addicted Hero
- constigoldo at 18-06-2021 11:13 AM (1 month ago)
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Upon what people are passing through, this again?
Posted: at 18-06-2021 11:13 AM (1 month ago) | Gistmaniac
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- gogoman at 18-06-2021 12:38 PM (1 month ago)
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Posted: at 18-06-2021 12:38 PM (1 month ago) | Addicted Hero
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