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Twitter Users share Details of Gas Explosion at Four Points by Sheraton



Twitter users have shared details of a reported gas explosion at Four Points by Sheraton in Oniru, Lagos.

A gas cylinder had, according to PM News, exploded while artisans finished a welding job on the hotel premises.

Photos shared on social media show rubbles on cars and people lying on the ground.

A statement release by the Director General Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Femi Oke-Osayintolu, said:

The situation is under control as a combined effort of the LASEMA Response Unit (LRU), Nigeria Police alongside staff of the hotel are on ground to ensure a swift recovery.

A total of three people sustained severe injuries as a result of the blast and two have been rushed to Lagos Island General hospital for intensive care by LASEMA Ambulance Unit while one was rushed to a nearby private hospital

Check out the photos and video

Photo Credit: @yemi4tweet

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