A petrol-laden trailer is presently spilling its content under the Mile 2 Bridge in Lagos, Safety Record can report.
Information reaching this newspaper has it that some hoodlums used iron rods to puncture the tank of the loaded trailer, causing its content to spill in all directions.
A video of the incident making the rounds also show some unidentified persons believed to be touts and residents scooping fuel falling from the trailer.
– Happening now: Petrol-laden tanker is spilling its content just under the Mile 2 bridge, Lagos.
– The area touts allegedly hit the tank with an iron, making an easy way for the residents to scoop fuel from it.
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When contacted, the Acting Director, Lagos State Fire Service, Mrs. Margaret Adeseye confirmed the incident to Safety Record newspaper.
However, she said her men were on ground to douse the situation and prevent a fire outbreak.