Gas tanker explodes on Lagos-Ibadan highway


A tanker laden with gas caught fire on Sunday night in Ogun State.

The explosion occurred around Lotto axis of the road.

No reason has been given for the explosion that brought traffic to a halt along the road under construction.

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) confirmed the incident, saying rescue operation was ongoing.

The FRSC spokesperson in Ogun, Florence Okpe, could not confirm whether or not there were casualties in the fire incident, as she promised to give details later.

“There is a gas tanker explosion around Lotto, on Lagos-Ibadan expressway. The FRSC rescue team is on ground for the rescue operation. Details soon,” Okpe said.


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