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Lagos gas explosion kills one, injures three



A gas explosion has reportedly burnt one Hassan Usman at Amuwo Odofin Industrial estate, Lagos.


This happened on Thursday night, April 1. Three other unidentified victims have been rushed to a hospital in Mushin area of the state.


A resident of the area, Alabi, reported, “we heard a loud bang like the sound of a bomb and everybody ran for safety. We later discovered that it was from the gas company. One man who was burnt to death was taken to the mortuary”.


Police sources said, “at about 11 pm, of March 31, 2022, Personal Assistant to Managing Director of Archers Gas Limited located on 19B Amuwo Odilofin Industrial estate.


“Bode Adelu, came to the station accompanied by the factory Manager, Obatade Wasiu.


“Immediately we got the report, our DPO, CSP Gboyega Balogun, led a team of policemen to the scene where necessary action was done and the body of Usman was evacuated and taken to the Mainland Hospital Mortuary for autopsy.

“The cause of the explosion is yet to be determined”

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