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Many houses destroyed as explosion rocks Lagos

Many houses destroyed as explosion rocks Lagos
March 15
09:30 2020
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A massive explosion which rocked Lagos on Sunday morning has led to the destruction of houses in different parts of the state.

Residents of Surulere, Ijegun, Ikotun, Egbeda, Abule Ado, Okota, Isheri Olofin, FESTAC, Satellite Town said they were affected by the explosion.

“The roof of our building is off and a nearby school is on fire,” an Abule Ado resident told TheCable over the phone.

A resident of Egbeda said: “I was relaxing in the sitting room after returning from the church. Suddenly, I heard a loud bang and the doors shook like they were going to fall.”

The cause is yet to be known but an official of the Lagos State Emergency Management Authority (LASEMA) told TheCable that a pipeline exploded around Abule Ado in Amuwo Odofin local government area of the state.

The Federal Fire Service tweeted that its men are making efforts to get information on the incident.

“We are in touch with our men in Fire Stations around Badagry and Festac, we are trying to gather more information as regards the reported explosion in Lagos State, Nigeria. We are on it,” the service tweeted.

As of the time of filing this report, there were no details of casualty.

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5 Comments

  1. wyz
    wyz March 15, 14:02

    God! Everywhere problem.. After fighting Coronavirus, this what comes up… God will protect us las las.. This is hard to take for the affected

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  2. Jonathan Ejere
    Jonathan Ejere March 15, 16:07

    Another one kwa, Every day bad story in this country but we thank God this Corona virus have not gotten worse in this country, otherwise we would have suffered a lot because we are not advanced to find a cour.

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  3. Tlumi
    Tlumi March 15, 22:21

    God have mercy

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  4. Shekara
    Shekara March 16, 12:21

    May Allah continue to protect us all.

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  5. Scholarstica
    Scholarstica March 17, 10:05

    May God have mercy on us in this country

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