Africa

  • A man tries to contain fire at a warehouse on Lagos Island in Lagos, Nigeria, December 26, 2012.
  • Residents look as a fire burns out a residential homes and a warehouse on Lagos Island in Lagos, Nigeria, December 26, 2012.
  • People try to contain a fire at residential homes and a warehouse on Lagos Island in Lagos, Nigeria, December 26, 2012.
  • Nigerian police at the scene of a warehouse and residential home fire on Lagos Island in Lagos, Nigeria, December 26, 2012.

Warehouse Explodes in Lagos

Published December 26, 2012

At least one person is dead after a powerful explosion at a warehouse storing fireworks in the Nigerian city of Lagos.


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