Gas Cylinder explosion destroys storey building in Lagos

A storey building located at 44 Moses Adebisi Street, Oshogun, Alapere in Lagos has partially collapsed due to gas cylinder explosion.

The Lagos Emergency Management Authority which confirmed the incident says the house is in a state of collapse with several visible cracks on load bearing walls.

LASEMA says initial investigations suggest that a gas cylinder explosion triggered the incident, but no lives lost.  However, a young female, two male children and an adult male were rescued.

The agency says it is working with the LASBCA and Ministry of physical planning

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