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One dies, two injured in Ogun gas explosion 

One person was confirmed dead on Saturday while two others sustained injuries as a gas tanker exploded in Abeokuta, Ogun State. The explosion also burnt…

One person was confirmed dead on Saturday while two others sustained injuries as a gas tanker exploded in Abeokuta, Ogun State.
The explosion also burnt about five vehicles.
Daily Trust gathered that the incident occurred at about 5.30pm at Ita-Oshin after the gas tanker suffered a brake failure.
A witness said the driver of the tanker rammed into the road divider due to the brake failure, as the truck went up in flames.
Witnesses claimed four persons were burnt to death in the explosion, while some vehicles, shops and building by the road side were razed.
The Spokesperson of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Florence Okpe, confirmed the incident, saying only one person died in the explosion.
Okpe said six persons were involved out of which one died, while two others sustained injuries.
She added that five vehicles were caught up in the explosion.
“The fire service were contacted immediately and the scene was condoned off to avoid secondary crash.
“The corpse was deposited at the state general Hospital morgue Abeokuta and the injured victims were taken by the family,” he said.

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