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Two die after being trapped in underground tanker in Lagos

26 March 2016, 07:03

Lagos - Two men have allegedly been trapped in an underground tanker in Lagos during a cleaning exercise carried out by a gas station, Vanguard reported.

The victims have been identified as contractors who were renovating the underground tank of the gas station.

This incident has left the workers dead, as they were found in the late hours of yesterday after a rescue operation was conducted.

Also read: Osinbajo urges Africa to eliminate gas flaring

The bodies were discovered by Emergency Response Team and was later transported to the morgue.

Immediate investigations by the ERT revealed that the two suffocated through gas emmission inside the underground tank.

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