Pipeline Explosion Affects Navy Hospital in Lagos
The Nigerian Navy Referal Hospital Ojo was affected by an explosion that occurred at Abule Ado, Lagos at about 0930 today.
There were substantial damage done to the ceilings in the hospital.
The hospital has also received and attended to casualties from the explosion site.
The hospital attended to 55 persons made up of 36 school children and 19 adults.
One of the adults had about 35 per cent mixed degree burns with inhalation injuries and pulmonary edema.
The patient has been admitted into the Intensive Care Unit and connected to a ventilator.
Seven other adult and two children are on admission in the Wards while two adults had Traumatic Brain Injury and were referred to LUTH for neurosurgical intervention.
The remaining 43 have been treated and discharged.
Unfortunately, three people were brought in dead, two females and a Male.
Commander Thomas Otuji
Spokesperson Western Naval Command Lagos