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General News of Monday, 29 August 2022


Gas explosion reported near RCCG camp on Lagos-Ibadan expressway

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There was pandemonium at Redemption camp inside the Redeemed Christian Church of God after an explosion occurred around its environs.

This follows a viral video that has emerged that the explosion came from a gas plant behind redemption city inside the religious camp.

The video was shared on the Twitter handle of Naija PR.

Meanwhile, News Rush Twitter handle says the explosion happened outside the Redemption camp.

A resident around the area, Manuel Olayinka wrote on Twitter: It is NOT INSIDE Redemption camp! The fire did not affect any RCCG facility. It started in a private gas plant and has been contained by team of RCCG, Ogun state and Lagos state/Federal fire fighters.

Media personality, Deji Adesogan provides more clarification: It was a gas explosion from a gas plant this morning along the Lagos-Ibadan expressway, close to the camp of RCCG. Emergency response is ongoing + investigation to ascertain the cause.

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