Scores of people were injured in a gas explosion that occurred at Iju Ishaga, Lagos State on Thursday afternoon.
Many vehicles and buildings were also damaged.
The spokesperson for the Lagos State Emergency Agency, Nosa Okunbor, confirmed the incident while giving situation Report on the Gas Explosion at Cele Bus stop, Iju Ishaga Lagos.
Further investigation revealed that an unknown truck conveying Gasoline had a lone accident and exploded, he further revealed.
The impact of the explosion led to fire at adjoining buildings and several vehicles were burnt.
Several persons were injured and have been taken to the nearest hospital for treatment.The inferno is being tackled head-on by the combined efforts of the LASEMA Response Team led by the Director Operations, LRU Fire, LASG Fire Service, Nigeria Police Force and NSCDC.
He however, urged Lagosians to stay calm as LASEMA Response Team is at Cele Bus Stop, Iju Ishaga.