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Gas Explosion hit Baruwa area of Lagos (video)

Updated: Five killed, three rescued in gas tanker explosion in Baruwa, Lagos – NEMA

Explosion, on Thursday rocked a gas station in Baruwa area of Ipaja in Lagos State.

It was gathered that the explosion, which started around 5.45am, has destroyed many properties

Confirming the incident, a tweet by the Lagos State Emergency Agency (LASEMA), said its men have arrived the scene.

No casualty has been confirmed as of the time of filing this report.

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It is not clear what actually triggered the explosion, but the Command said that officers and men from the Lagos State Fire Service have been mobilised to put out the fire.

While the number of casualties are yet to be ascertained, the Command said the fire is currently being put under control.

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