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Another tanker explosion razes over 10 houses in Lagos

By Olasunkanmi Akoni

Barely three days after petrol tanker burst into flames at Iyana-Ipaja destroying millions of properties, another petrol tanker inferno occurred at Idimu Bus Stop, Egbe Idimu Local Council Development Area, LCDA, Lagos midnight destroying millions of properties.

According to eyewitnesses, the incident occurred when two tankers loaded with diesel were in a race to outwit each other and in the process one of the two tankers over-turned spilling its content on the road and immediately burst into flames.

Houses set ablaze at Idimu as fuel tanker bust into flames
Houses set ablaze at Idimu as fuel tanker bust into flames

The situation could have been worst but for the timely intervention of the Lagos State Fire Service saved the day.

As at press time it could not be confirmed if there was any loss of lives as the inferno was still raging with fire fighters battling to put out the fire as 3 AM this morning.

However, the fire was eventually put out around 6 AM by men of the fire service.

The situation set the whole community into confusion as everyone ran for dear lives.
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