BREAKING: Tanker Explosion Kills Many in Lagos.

A fuel laden tanker exploded this morning beside the office of Department of State Security Services, DSS, and Ojo Barracks on Lagos Badagry Expressway.

Sources report that the tanker fell as a result of the collapsed state of the road and spilled its contents on the road.

An eyewitness said the accident occured at 6: 45 am.

No fewer than eight vehicles were consumed by the inferno, while an unspecified number of people, who were trapped in their cars were burnt.

Some people, who jumped out of their vehicles on sensing danger, sustained various degrees of injuries.

The accident increased traffic gridlock on the road as commuters coming to Mile 2 were seen taking Tedi Road as an alternative.

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