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.
– This Day