Breaking News: Explosion Rocks LagosReports we are monitoring indicate that a multi-storey building packed with fire works has exploded in the Idumagbo area of Lagos Island, Lagos some minutes ago injuring an unspecified number of persons.
The explosion which affected nearby buildings and cars is suspected to have been caused by a Fireworks storage facility in jankara market idumota. The building is said to be located on Oko Awo Street in the popular Jankara area of Lagos, close to King Ado Secondary School.
Witnesses said the explosion went off around 9.30a.m as the city marked Boxing Day amid a lull in business activities.
Injured persons have been rushed to the hospital with serious burns even as firefighters and rescue agencies swiftly deployed on the scene and battled the raging inferno.
..Details to come.