Petrol station explosion kills 8 in Nigeria

– – At least five people have been killed in an explosion at a petrol station in the Nigerian commercial capital of Lagos. The explosion that ignited a fire has also burnt 25 homes, a primary school and 16 shops. According to the State Emergency Management Agency (Sema) the explosion occurred in the early hours of Thursday in the largely residential area of Baruwa. The agency said although the cause of the blast is not known, it has contained a gas emission. A gas explosion has occurred at a Petrol Station situated at…

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