Five killed as gas explosion rocks Ladipo in Lagos

By AdvocateNews on 16/11/2021

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Emergency response team at Ladipo market gas explosion
Emergency response team at Ladipo market gas explosion

 

A gas explosion occurred on Tuesday morning on Ojekunle Street in the Ladipo area of Mushin in Lagos State.

The explosion reportedly occurred around 8am.

An official of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency confirmed the incident to The PUNCH.

According to the official, first responders have been deployed to the site of the explosion.

The Director-General of the Lagos State Safety Commission, Lanre Mojola, confirmed at the scene that five lives were lost as a result of the explosion.

He, however, declined comments on the number of injured persons.

Director General of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, also confirmed the death of the five persons.

Posted 16/11/2021 6:44:41 PM

 

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