Conflict & Justice

Tragic Fireworks Explosion in Nigeria


A water tanker belonging to Lagos fire service is parked in front of building after explosives stored in it exploded in a densely populated area in Isale Eko. (Photo: Akintunde Akinleye/REUTERS)

There was a deadly fire Wednesday in Nigeria's biggest city, Lagos.

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The blaze, which began with an explosion at a fireworks warehouse, has so far killed at least one person and injured 30 others.

Anchor Lisa Mullins talks to the BBC's Tomi Oladipo to get more details.