Olodi Apapa: 15 feared dead in tanker explosion

08 January 2014, Lagos – About 15 people may have died of a petrol  tanker explosion which occurred  late Tuesday night at Olodi Apapa, Lagos.
Reports have it that  the explosion led to the destruction of  buildings and vehicles in the area.

Sources said that the incident occurred during discharge operation from  an oil barge into a facility  at a  tank farm.
The source added that the explosion was caused by an improper handling of the discharge operation.

Thisday could not however confirm the death of the 15 persons  said to have been affected in the sad incident.


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