Lagos - A number of shops and vehicles were destroyed by fire after a tanker loaded with fuel veered off a bridge at Iyana Ipaja area of Lagos State and exploded, Channelstv reports.
The fire burnt a line of shops, covering over 50 metres by the road side.
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According to the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), the incident was reported at about 12:58am.
No casualties have been reported in the incident that occurred two days after a similar incident in Ontisha in Anambra State left 69 persons dead.
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- News 24