Four Injured In Lagos Beer Palour Explosion

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An explosion has gone off in the Lagos suburb of Oworonshoki injuring four people.

Confirming the incident, South West Coordinator, National Emergency Management Agency, Mr. Ibrahim Farinloye, said the explosion went off inside a locked beer palour that was yet to open for buiness inward Mayaki, Lagos State.

He said four people including a girl were injured and had been taken to Afolabi Hospital for treatment.

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The emergency officials however said although investigation is still on-going to ascertain the cause of the explosion, preliminary investigations shows the explosion could not have been cause by a bomb or Improvised Explosive Device (IED).

“Fire service and police are trying to find out the cause of the explosion as the shop was locked at the time of explosion. The crowd are greatly impeding emergency works.

“We call on the crowd to leave the area entirely. The explosion partly affected a building next to the beer parlour. The partly affected collapsed building do not pose any danger to the people, ” he said.” he said.

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