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Tanker laden with diesel went up in flames Lagos

A tanker laden with about 11,000 litres of diesel on Thursday morning went up in flames at the Abule Osun Bus Station, in the Ojo barracks axis of the Badagry expressway, Lagos.

Reports has it that the scene of the accident is adjacent to China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC) construction yard. Firefighters were quickly summoned to the scene and they have been battling to contain the blaze.

According to the Director-General of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) Olufemi Osanyintolu told reporters that preliminary investigations indicated that the accident occurred after the rear spring of the tanker broke while the vehicle was travelling at high speed.

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No casualties have been recorded, and law enforcement officials are working to ease the traffic that has built up around the area as a result of the incident.


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