A gas explosion has rocked Amuwo-Odofin LGA of Lagos State.

This was said to have occurred at about 7 pm on Tuesday, April 13, 2021, at Iyasoko Street, Agboju, Amuwo-Odofin.

Confirming the development, Nosa Okunbor, spokesman for the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), said officials of the agency were on their way to the scene.

At the time of the report, it was not yet clear what caused the explosion.

However, residents reportedly received injuries as a result of the blast, while some people are trying to put out the fire. No fatality has been confirmed either.

The incident comes 6 months after an earlier explosion rocked the Baruwa area of Ipaja in Lagos state, and 8 people were reportedly killed in that incident.

DISCLAIMER: The above image is NOT from the current incident.