Three sisters have lost their lives in a midnight fire accident in the Mechanic Village area of Oke Afa, Isolo in Lagos.
The Punch reports that the midnight fire burnt down shops in the vicinity.
The trio whose names have not been confirmed were said to be aged five, seven and 12.
The girls were unfortunately caught in the inferno when their guardian locked them in a shop but its not yet known if they were supposed to pass the night there.
Policemen from the Ejigbo division were said to have removed their charred bodies.
The Lagos state fire service deployed fire trucks from the Isolo and Ikotun branches to battle the situation.
Meanwhile, an explosion that erupted at the Lagos office of Golden Penny Flour Mill killed a worker that was working in the engine room.