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(NEWSFLASH) Fuel Tanker Explosion Kills Two In Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway Old Toll Gate

LAGOS-ABEOKUTA, EXPRESSWAY, OGUN STATE, NIGERIA - No fewer than two people were on Friday (today) confirmed dead in the aftermath of a petrol tanker which exploded at the old toll gate end of the Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway, around Sango, Ogun State, Nigeria. 

THE NEWS ACCELERATOR gathered that the sad incident occurred around 12.05am.

Specifically in her confirmation of the development, the spokesperson for the state fire service, Muinat Adeleke-Ashimi, who spoke for the acting Director, Margaret Adeseye, explained that two bodies were found around 4am.

Muinat Adeleke-Ashimi, said: “The petrol tanker skidded off the road, which resulted in the fire. 

"Our men arrived at the scene at 12.14am.

“The fire was extinguished around 4am when two casualties were found — a male and a female.

“We are presently damping the fire.”

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