Nigeria, Feb. 17 -- The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has announced a temporary closure of the Murtala Mohammed Airport, Lagos, runway, after a landing incident.

FAAN's general manager, corporate affairs, Henrietta Yakubu, disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday.

According to the statement, the closure was due to a landing incident involving a Boeing 737 Azman Air aircraft with registration 5N SYS, and flight number ZQ2325.

The aircraft had a tyre burst after landing, the statement said.

It said all passengers and crew on board the aircraft were safely evacuated at 7:08 PM.

The statement also said that officials of FAAN Aerodrome Rescue and Fire Fighting Services, AIB and NAHCO were already working to ensure the aircr...