Lagos Explosion: Death Toll Rises to 11

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Chiemelie Ezeobi

The death toll from the explosion that rocked the Abule Ado area of Lagos on Sunday has risen to 11, according to reports from the scene of the incident.

The impact of the explosion that rocked Abule Ado Sunday morning was evidenced by the number of houses and cars that were damaged.

Emergency responders at the scene battling to contain the fire had earlier recovered seven bodies before four additional bodies were recovered, bringing the total to 11.

So far, a mother and child have been rescued by emergency workers.

Emergency workers are currently making frantic efforts to rescue those still trapped in collapsed houses.

More details later…