Two persons have been confirmed dead and 23 others suffering severe degrees of burns when gas exploded in Ajegunle, Ajeromi-Ifelodun Local Government, Lagos State.
Investigation by Guardian reveals that a young boy and girl were found dead, while one of the victims, a female has been evacuated by the family immediately after the disaster.
The male victim was yet to be evacuated when our correspondent arrived at the scene. The deceased, who met his untimely death during the explosion, was identified by his family as Damilare Afolabi.
It was also learnt that property worth millions of naira was destroyed with the entire community still counting their losses from the tragic gas explosion, which ravaged the area.