A fresh gas explosion in Lagos has reportedly killed three persons on Tuesday morning.

The incident occured at 21, Ojekunle Street, Ladipo, Mushin Lagos.

The Director of Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service, Mrs Margaret Adeseye, who confirmed the development said the Service was already attending to the unfortunate incident.

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

“The Gas incident which was reported at 08:42 hours Tuesday morning via the State emergency reporting platform was swiftly responded to by a combined team of the State first and secondary responders.

“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.

“Preliminary investigations to establish the fact of the incident continue and further discovery will be made public,” Adeseye said.



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