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Many Feared Dead As Explosion Rocks Iju Lagos

Many feared dead as a loud explosion has just occurred in the Iju area of Lagos shortly before 3:30 on Thursday afternoon, September 24.

An eyewitness said the explosion was from a gas plant located around Iju Hills, close to Grailland.

“We just heard a loud sound around 03.30 pm and we suddenly began to see smoke. The explosion is massive and we are not sure of the casualties but many people are injured,” Ikechukwu said.

As at the time of filing in this report, residents of Iju and surrounding communities are asking for an immediate intervention of the fire service and other emergency services.

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