CityNews Nigeria had earlier reported  that many persons have been left injured after a gas tanker exploded on Thursday in Ifako-Ijaiye area of Lagos State.

The explosion, which was heard as far as Harmony Estate and Obawole, Ogba, Iju in Lagos as well as Akute Ogun State, was said to have occurred around 3:30pm around Balogun Bus Stop in Ishaga.

It was gathered the loud bang, which many residents reported across social media platforms was as a result of a gas tanker about to enter a newly built plant in a residential neighbourhood.

CityNews Nigeria gathered that about fifty people sustained varying degrees of burns from the incident.

We now have more pictures and a video clip from the scene of the unfortunate incident;

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