Explosion rocks Abule Ado (near FESTAC Town) Lagos




Scene of Abule Ado, Lagos pipeline explosion

LAGOS – An explosion has rocked Abule Ado community located close to FESTAC Town, Lagos State.

“Many residents of FESTAC, Badagry and some other areas of the state first heard a loud noise in the morning, with many of them expressing fear and thinking it was a bomb blast, reports Tribune Online about the explosion which took place this morning of Sunday, March 15, 2020.

The explosion, however, appears to be from a burst oil pipeline as “many residents close to the area later saw a massive smoke that accompanied the explosion.”

A source who made a distress call to News Express claimed that several lives were lost in the explosion and property lost.

There was not any official comment on the incident as at the time of this report around 10am on Sunday.

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