Explosion Rocks Popular Place In Nigeria

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The Nigerian Army has reported a “minor explosion” within its Ikeja cantonment, Lagos State on Monday.

In a statement released by the Director Army Public Relations, Major General, Onyema Nwachukwu, he revealed that the incident which occurred on a farmland near the Mammy Market, within the cantonment had been put under control.

“This is to notify the general public that today Monday 1 April 2024, a minor explosion occurred within the Nigerian Army (NA) Cantonment in Ikeja, Lagos. The incident occurred on a farmland near the Mammy Market within the Cantonment,” the statement said in part.

According to the statement, the explosion was suspected to have been triggered by the burning of refuse and other inflammable debris by a farmer who cultivated the farmland.

Fortunately, no casualty was recorded in the incident, according to Nwachukwu.

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