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Four dead in twin Apapa explosion


At least four people were killed after two explosions ripped through Apapa, Lagos on Wednesday night, with scores injured.

According to eyewitness report, the explosions occurred almost simultaneously. The first explosion happened at the front of Folawiyo tank farm while the other happened inside the Folawiyo tank farm.

The explosions were caused by tankers carrying petroleum products. It was learnt that the explosion killed at least four people and left scores injured.

The explosion inside the terminal was quickly put out but the extent of damage is yet to be revealed.

The Lagos State Police confirmed the incident. Public Relations Officer, Ngozi Braide, said she learnt about the tanker explosions but could not give further details of the explosion.

She hoped to get a clearer picture of the explosion from the Divisional Police Officer of the area who visited the scene of the incident.



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