The Lagos State Government on Monday confirmed 12 casualties in the June 28 petrol tanker explosion on Otedola Link Bridge.
The state Commissioner for Health, Dr Jide Idris, made this known at a news conference in Lagos.
According to him, 10 of the victims including a minor, died at the scene of the accident, while two others died at the hospital. Idris urged private hospitals that might have patients from the accident to provide such information to the Ministry of Health for proper collation.
According to him, of the 12 people who died, 10, including a minor, were taken from the scene of the accident completely burnt to the Yaba Mainland Hospital. Read more