Tuesday, 01 March 2016 15:57

3 Die In Lagos Explosion [PHOTO]

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A bus loaded with several 50 litre kegs of Premium Motor Spirit, known as petrol, on Tuesday morning exploded occurred at Musiratu Lasisi Street, Isolo, Lagos mainland killing three persons. The incident reportedly occurred at about 4:30am. According to eyewitnesses, the bus was coming from Ikorodu, but had a brake failure along James Oni Street, which made it to nosedive into nearby Musiratu Lasisi Street.

The four- passenger bus rammed into a truck parked in front of a bakery and exploded on impact. A motorcyclist, Femi Ajibola, who said a deafening explosion woke him from sleep at about 5:00am, disclosed that only the driver of the bus survived the incident. The motorcyclist who said he was sleeping at the top of the building because of heat added that he suddenly heard a very loud noise like bomb, only to see fire when he looked down. He narrated that the driver was rescued by people in the Cele church (Celestial Church of Christ) and was taken to Isolo General Hospital.

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