Lagos Explosion Caused By Fuel-Laden Tanker, Not Bomb – PPR Officer

The Lagos State Police command has refuted claims that the explosion that happened last night at Creek road in Apapa Lagos was caused by a bomb saying it was caused by a tanker carrying petrol Force Public Relations officer, Ngozi Braide explains “There is nothing whatsoever suggesting that it was a bomb explosion. It was a tanker…”
Ademola Iginla
June 26, 2014 3:48 pm

Lagos Explosion Caused By Fuel-Laden Tanker, Not Bomb – PPR Officer

The Lagos State Police command has refuted claims that the explosion that happened last night at Creek road in Apapa Lagos was caused by a bomb saying it was caused by a tanker carrying petrol

Force Public Relations officer, Ngozi Braide explains
“There is nothing whatsoever suggesting that it was a bomb explosion. It was a tanker loaded with fuel that burst into flames. Policemen are on ground there now and we cannot yet ascertain the casualty figures. But everything is under control,” she said.

In a contradictory statement, Ibrahim Farinloye, the Spokesperson for the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA South-West said the cause of the fire was as a result of a gas cylinder explosion.

 

See more photos from the incident after the cut.

 

Lagos Explosion Caused By Fuel-Laden Tanker, Not Bomb – PPR Officer

Lagos Explosion Caused By Fuel-Laden Tanker, Not Bomb – PPR Officer

 

 

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