Explosion in Lagos port area
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Explosion in Lagos oil depot

An oil depot in the port area of the Nigerian city of Lagos has been hit by a major explosion and fire.

The blast, which shook buildings in the Apapa area, happened during a transfer of fuel, the National Emergency Management Agency (Nema) said.

Eyewitness Willem Auret filmed the explosion using his mobile phone.

  • 09 Jan 2013