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One killed as gas explodes again in Lagos (photo)

A Nigerian man who identifies as Ajibola Olaoye, has been confirmed dead in a gas explosion that took place at Alafia bus stop beside Atlas, in Orile Iganmu, Lagos state on Monday, August 3.

According to reports, the spokesperson of Lagos State Emergency Management Agency LASEMA, Nosa Okunbor, said four other people sustained various degrees of burns.

“Upon arrival at the scene of the incident, it was discovered that there was an explosion from a gas cylinder used in welding a truck flatbed with an unknown registration number. The explosion was a result of gas leakage from the cylinder.

However, an adult male (Ajibola Olaoye, 35yrs) lost his life at the scene of the incident and four adult males sustained injuries and had been rushed to the hospital before the arrival of emergency responders.
The dead victim was bagged by the LRT and handed over to his family in the presence of Officers of the Nigerian Police Force from Amukoko Division.”Okunbor said

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