Tue. Apr 16th, 2024

No fewer than three persons have been confirmed dead following a deadly gas explosion at No 21, Ojekunle Street, Ladipo, in Mushin area of Lagos State.

Confirming the fire incidence, Director of Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service, Mrs Margaret Adeseye, said the gas incident was reported at 08:42 hours and the relevant rescue agencies have immediately swung into action to save the day.

According to Mrs Adeseye: “On arrival at the scene, it was discovered that it is an open space used for several activities including a beer parlour, mechanic workshop, spare parts sale and gas shop amongst others while housing a makeshift structure.

She further stated that: “Three male adults had been recovered as rescue and recovery operations continue in an environment isolated from causing any further secondary incident.

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