Nigeria, Dec. 6 -- The Lagos State Emergency Management Authority (LASEMA) has said that one of the two victims of an oil pipeline explosion in Lagos on Thursday is currently receiving treatment in a hospital.

In response to a PREMIUM TIMES' enquiry, the agency spokesperson, Nosa Okunbor, said the victim "have been transferred to the Igando General Hospital and is currently being treated for 70-degree burns."

The victim, who is yet to be identified, was at a wooden bridge in the Idowu Egba community when the explosion occurred, witnesses said.

The impact destroyed the community bridge which served as both a vehicular and pedestrian link for the community while burning another victim to death.

The explosion, which happened at four diff...