Four persons were yesterday burnt beyond recognition when a bus loaded with many 50-litre kegs of petrol exploded in Isolo, Lagos. The bus, with registration number, KTU 418 XK, was said to have rammed into a stationary truck on Musiratu Lasisi Street, following a brake failure around 4.30am.
Three died on the spot; the fourth, Segun Oluwole, died at Gbagada General Hospital around 7pm. According to eyewitnesses, the bus was coming from Imota in Agbowa-Imota Local Council Development Area (LCDA) of Lagos State. Segun, who was a 17-year-old Senior Secondary School pupil, was placed on oxygen after being rushed to the hospital.