A gas explosion in a wielding workshop in FESTAC Town, Lagos State on Monday killed a yet-to-be identified man.
The incident which happened at about 3pm saw two other persons sustaining varied degrees of injuries.
It was gathered that Fire fighters from Ojo fire station on arrival at the scene discovered the dead body of the yet-to-be identified man on the floor, while the workshop was deserted.
While confirming the incident, Rasak Fadipe, the Director of the Lagos State Fire Service, observed that the deceased should be around 35-years-old, adding that the cause of his death could be as a result of the heat generated from the activities in the workshop.
“The incident happened around 3.35pm. They do welding jobs in the workshop. The heat generated from the activities might have caused the explosion.
“We met a corpse on the ground, which policemen from the FESTAC division later came for. Our men from the Ojo fire station responded with 10,000 litres of water,” Fadipe disclosed.