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One dead in Lagos tanker accident


A petrol tanker accident that occurred at the Mile 2 area of Lagos State has led to the death of no fewer than one person.

Information gathered that a yet-to-be-identified female died in the accident.

A spokesperson for the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Nosa Okunbor, confirmed this incident on Friday.

Okunbor noted that emergency responders are at the scene of the accident.

He said, “LASEMA Response Team is at Mile 2, inward the Nigerian Army Signal Barracks in recovery operation of a fully-loaded oil tanker conveying 55,000 litres of petrol involved in a lone accident which killed a female adult”.


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