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Explosion And Fire At Lagos Nigeria Airport  
User currently offlineJFKTOWERFAN From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 1100 posts, RR: 15
Posted (12 years 1 month 6 days 21 hours ago) and read 2581 times:
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Fox news is reporting a large Explosion and fire at the Lagos Nigeria Airport. Anyone know anything more?


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User currently offlineLeezyjet From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2001, 4042 posts, RR: 53
Reply 1, posted (12 years 1 month 6 days 21 hours ago) and read 2535 times:

Hope it's not too bad otherwise our LOS flight will be cancelled - what a nightmare that will be !!.

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User currently offlineGKirk From UK - Scotland, joined Jun 2000, 24964 posts, RR: 56
Reply 2, posted (12 years 1 month 6 days 20 hours ago) and read 2517 times:

It happened in a warehouse at the cargo area of the airport.
More details at:
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/africa/2500219.stm



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User currently offlineEurostarVA From Bahrain, joined May 2002, 1296 posts, RR: 7
Reply 3, posted (12 years 1 month 6 days 14 hours ago) and read 2431 times:

Once again, another tragedy at Lagos... another "accident"...
I would not call it accident..more like complete negligence in safety, just like the regular crashes, fires and theft. Notice the "Firefighters using a single water-hose". in the BBC news item.

A few months ago, more than 1,000 people died trying to flee a blast in an arms warehouse...

EurostarVA



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User currently offlineOPNLguy From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 4, posted (12 years 1 month 6 days 14 hours ago) and read 2419 times:

Also read where 50 killed/200 injured in rioting related to something someone wrote in a newspaper over there re: the Miss World pagent, Allah, and other related stuff that some Muslims took severe issue with.

Don't know if that's related to the airport fire/explosion, but in any event, Nigeria seems to be the place NOT to be at the moment...


User currently offlineTwaneedsnohelp From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (12 years 1 month 6 days 13 hours ago) and read 2380 times:

yeah why the hell would anyone with half a brain schedule the miss world contest there?

what a bloody disaster.

tnnh


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