An 11 year old boy has been confirmed dead at the site of fire cracker explosion in Lagos as a number of buildings are now set ablaze as a result of the explosion.
About 15 houses are on fire after a huge explosion went off at the Oroyiyin\Jankara axis on Lagos Island, Lagos state, Nigeria’s south-west region.
The South-West spokesperson for the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Ibrahim Farinloye, confirmed that one person died from the explosion, while a number of people sustained minor injuries.
The fire reportedly spread to the two nearby buildings and has further affected 15 other adjoining buildings.
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