Gas explosion rocks Lagos community


Gas explosion rocked the Tejuosho NTA 10 axis of Lagos State on Wednesday, sparking a fire that gutted over 300 wooden shanties in the area.

The blaze also affected the nearby Saint Heritage Children School on Adedapo Street, off Aralile Street in Surulere.



Afam Osigwe

Chukwuemeka Mbamala

Chukwuemeka Mbamala

“A gas explosion occurred at Tejuosho NTA Channel 10 axis, razing over 300 shanties. Residents and business owners are counting their losses,” NTA reported.


An eyewitness, Mic on TV, appealed for urgent assistance, saying, “We need emergency response at Adedapo Street, off Aralile Street, Surulere.”

As of the time of filing this report, there have been no reported loss of life or injuries.


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