45 Passengers Escape Unhurt As Lagos BRT Bus Burst Into Flames While In Motion

LAGOS FEBRUARY 15TH (NEWSRANGERS)-A Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) vehicle conveying 45 persons on Monday burst into flames near Anthony Bus Stop, Ikorodu road, Lagos, causing panic among road users.

NEMA acting zonal coordinator, south-west Ibrahim Farinloye confirmed the development in a statement.

Mr Farinloye said the bus was en route TBS Terminal, Lagos Island, when the incident occured about 11 a.m.

According to him, the bus involved in the incident was drafted to assist in conveying the passengers after the one which took off from Ikorodu terminal broke down.

He said all the passengers were rescued unhurt by officials of the emergency response agencies.

Farinloye said the agencies included NEMA, the police disaster management unit as well as the fire service.

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