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Explosion rocks gas plant near Redemption Camp on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

An explosion has occurred close to the Redeemed Christian Church of God camp on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), has confirmed that the explosion by was caused by a truck loaded with gas that burst into flame only a few meters away from the camp.

Reports states that the explosion caused dread amongst residents with many suggesting that it could have been a bomb blast by terrorists, no casualty has been confirmed,

The resulting fire from the disastrous incident raged for a while and affected other trucks parked at the scene until men of the Federal Fire Service arrived to put out the fire.


Videos of the incident which flooded social media show fire blowing out from gas-loaded trucks within the premises of a plant.

The Lagos State Emergy Management Agency (LASEMA) has stated that there was no loss of life and no one was injured.

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