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The officials of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency have completely put off the inferno that erupted from the gas tanker explosion in the Ifako-Ijaiye LG area of the state.

However, a post-disaster assessment conducted revealed that 30 people (20 Adult Males and 10 adult Females) were injured.

Other losses recorded include;

  • Residential buildings- 2
  • Church- 1
  • Event Centre- 1
  • Commercial buildings- 4
  • Market- 1 (consisting of 15 shanty shops)
  • Cars- 11
  • Mini trucks- 2
  • Bus- 1
  • Heavy-duty Truck- 1

Total number of Buildings- 23
Total number of Vehicles- 15

Responders at the scene were the LASEMA Response Team, LRU Paramedics, LRU Fireteam, LASG Fire Service, NEMA, NPF, NSCDC, and Red Cross.

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