AIT NEWS 8 15

Less than 24 hours after a gas tanker explosion in Lagos State, South-West Nigeria, a container truck has exploded at Berger Cement inward Apapa.

This follows a chemical leakage that caused the huge explosion.

The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, LASEMA says it has activated its response plan and determined that the container was carrying oxyacetylene gas also known as Carbide.

The fire has been extinguished by the Agency’s firefighters and other First responders.