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Scores injured, 25 vehicles burnt in Lagos gas explosion 

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A LPG tanker exploded at about 1032hour on Thursday on the Mobolaji Bank Anthony Way opposite Sheraton hotels and Towers. Ikeja.

The explosion was alleged to have been caused by unconfirmed leakage while on motion. ..

The resulting fire travelled with the wind to the premises of Ogun State Property Investiment Company (OPIC) Plaza besides Sheraton Hotel, killed three with four others in critical condition

OPIC housed different commercial outfits including Chinese Restaurant.

According to NEMA, the fire was said to have been put out at about 0030hours with the concerted efforts of five fire trucks from Lagos State Fire Service and 2 trucks from LASEMA Response Unit.

The initial search and Rescue activities revealed that 13 persons sustained various degree of burns. Out of this, nine are males while four are females.

The affected victims are being attended to at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) for First Aid while they will be transfered to Burn Centre, General Hospital, Gbagada, Lagos State

Preliminary assessment on vehicles damaged indicated that about 25 were burnt as at now.

Comprehensive post disaster assessment on the extent of general damages would be done later today.

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