9ja Gist: 2 Persons Feared Dead In An Underground Petrol Tank Incident

It was gathered that in the early hours of yesterday two workers of Fagbems Filling Station, Ojodu, Lagos, got trapped and died in an underground petrol tank.


The Guardian reported the two victims, Adekunle Ipaye and the other, simply known as ‘United’, got trapped during an
early morning cleaning and renovation exercise of the station located at Oando bus-stop, Berger.
The Guardian gathered that Ipaye and ‘United’ died of suffocation and poisonous gas emission from the tank.
The Emergency Response Team of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) confirmed that the incident occurred around 6am, while the
duo were at work.

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