A tanker which exploded in Maryland area of Lagos, reportedly left many dead and caused major gridlock around the axis.
Guardian reported that the cause of the tanker explosion in Maryland and number of casualties couldn't be ascertained. The incident which occurred on Odo-Iyaalaro Bridge inward Maryland in Lagos, paralyzed movements around Tipper garage, Ojota-Interchange and Motorways plaza.
However some eyewitnesses told Channels that the tanker which was said to have caught fire, was not laden with fuel. It was also gathered that Firefighters and other security operatives were on ground to control the situation.