7 Die as Commercial Bus Caught fire in Lagos
It was a saddened Sunday yesterday as a commercial bus suddenly burst into the fire at Iyana-Oworo, Gbagada area of Lagos and led to the death of seven persons.
The accident happened around 5pm along the ever busy axis.
Meanwhile, the permanent Secretary of Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, LASEMA,
Dr. Femi Oke-Osanyitolu, confirmed the
incident and casualties.
Oke-Osanyitolu said: “Upon arrival at the scene, a commercial bus of 14 passengers, Mazda, with number plate, KJA 699 GY, was
discovered to have been gutted by fire.
Fourteen persons were in the bus, and 7 got burnt beyond recognition including a baby. The others were rushed to Gbagada general hospital.
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