Panic in Lagos as pipeline explosion destroys houses

An explosion, suspected to be from crude oil pipelines, has occurred in Abule Ado, Lagos.

Residents of Festac town, Surulere, Amuwo Odofin, Oshodi, Ikeja, Alimosho and environs are in panic due to the incident.

The incident, which happened at about 9 am Sunday, sent residents scampering to safety.

Several houses were desrtoyed, including a girls’ Catholic boarding school. It is still unclear if there is a fatality.

Emergency rescue services were yet to arrive at the time of this report.

More to come…

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Muhammad A. Aliyu

Muhammad Ameer Aliyu, is a prolific journalist who joined Okay Nigeria in 2015 with the aim staying committed to bringing more positive growth to the digital news platform. He is the Senior editor at Okay Nigeria.
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