At the Kara axis of the Lagos-Ibadan expressway, a tanker have been reported to have exploded on Sunday morning, leaving many trapped.However, the incident was said to have happened after midnight, a lot of vehicles were on the bridge as a result of the curfew imposed to check the spread of coronavirus.
Details of Sunday’s early morning incident are still sketchy but a witness said the fire started after a loud bang.
Firefighters have been battling to put out the explosion. At 2:01am, the Federal Fire Service pleaded that there should be no vehicle movement around the area.
“Kara Bridge Fire, men of the Federal Fire Service are already at the scene. Please vehicular movements should be halted around the area,” the tweet read.
Kara bridge by Berger on fire! pic.twitter.com/IT7h502mzz
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