An unidentified man, who attempted to steal petrol inside a stationary tanker, was suffocated by the fumes and died, the Director of Lagos State Fire Service, Mr Rasak Fadipe, said on Tuesday.
He said, “The tanker was parked opposite Morogbo Police Station, along the Badagry Expressway. The dead man was removed at about 5pm on Monday and was handed over to Morogbo police men.”
Fadipe also added that they recovered the body of another unidentified man, who fell into a deep well of about 150 feet on Monday night.
The second incident occurred at Iju Isahga area of the state.
According to him, it took them many hours before they retrieved the body.
He said, “We got information that a male adult fell into a deep well of about 150ft deep at Iju Road, besides Skye Bank. Our men mobilised and went there immediately, but were able to retrieve the body many hours later on Monday.
“The well is located at a virgin land, no one knows what the victim was looking for before falling into the well.”