Photos: One Person Confirmed Dead in Festac Bridge Explosion
The police have confirmed the death of one person in an explosion that occurred under the Festac link bridge, linking Festac Town to Amuwo Odofin Housing Estate.
The Area Commander of Area E Festac Command of the Lagos State Police Command, Dan Okoro, said the dead was a leader of the sand dredgers under the bridge. Another source confirmed the dead to be the chairman of the association, who operate in the water under the bridge.
It is not clear what the cause of the explosion is, Mr. Okoro explained.