At Least 50 Dead in Large Gas Explosion

At least 50 people are dead after a large gas explosion in Lagos, Nigeria.

Officials say that 50 people have been confirmed dead, but they expect the death toll to rise as they survey the damage and check with hospitals. The explosion happened while people were scooping up fuel that was coming from a damaged pipeline. The pipeline caught fire, leading to a massive explosion that burnt down a nearby building.

Source: 50 killed in Nigerian gas explosion: Official

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