Fuel Tanker Explodes In Oshodi-Apapa Expressway, Lagos
A tanker laden with diesel, on Friday, exploded at the Oshodi-Apapa Expressway, opposite Biogas Industries, Lagos state.
According to sources, the 4000-litre tanker was heading towards the Mile 2 area before it caught fire.
The resultant inferno caused heavy gridlock as vehicle drivers tried to maneuver their way out.
The fire has, however, been contained by security operatives, including fire service and the police.
The cause of the explosion is yet to be ascertained.
No life was reported lost.