Fuel tanker explodes in Lagos
A fuel tanker conveying 45,000 litres of Premium Motor Spirit, PMS, has exploded in Obalende area of Lagos, Southwest Nigeria.
The fuel tanker was said to have fallen in front of NNPC Filling Station and caught fire, with officials of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency and the Fire Services battling to put out the fire.
Dr. Femi Oke-Osanyintolu, Director General, LASEMA, said the agency received a distress call on the incident concerning a 45000 litres capacity tanker loaded with PMS which was ablaze having fallen on its side directly in front of the petrol station.
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