UPDATE: Pandemonium As Car Explosion Rocks Lagos Killing 3 (PHOTOS)

UPDATE: Pandemonium As Car Explosion Rocks Lagos Killing 3 (PHOTOS)

By Oluchi Nkwachukwu | Sub-Editor on June 26, 2014
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Firefighters extinguished a fire at the scene of a bomb blast at Terminus market in Jos, a city of one million people. Scores of people died in the blasts. (Photo Credit: Agence France-Presse/Getty Images)

The busy Creek Road, Apapa, Lagos was thrown into pandemoniun, Wednesday night, June 25, 2014 when an explosives-laden car went off at Folawiyo Fuel Depot.

Media reports have it that the explosion occurred at about 8:30pm; affecting four buildings, including two banks. Vanguard reports ‘no fewer than four people dead’.

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The Cable reports:

Another blast has been recorded – this time in Apapa, Lagos – on a day 21 persons lost their lives in a terrorist attack in Abuja. Three persons were killed in front of Folawiyo fuel depot (also called tank farm), located on Creek Road – the same street with THISDAY newspaper – as a result of the explosion.

It is yet to be officially confirmed if the blast occurred from a bomb attack but a witness at the scene said emphatically: “It is a bomb. The police anti-bomb squad are on their way here. It is bomb blast.”

The scene of the blast at Apapa. (Photo Credit: Vanguard)
The scene of the blast at Apapa. (Photo Credit: Vanguard)

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Photo: Vanguard

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