Explosion Hits Festac

 Explosion Hits Festac

A massive explosion has hit Abule Ado, a community in Amuwo Odofin Local Government area in Festac, Lagos State.

The loud bang was heard at about few minutes after 9:00a.m on Sunday, March 15, 2020.

While the cause of the explosion is still unknown, a resident of Festac, which borders Abule Ado, said many people were injured; adding that “It is likely a pipeline has exploded.”

Houses, including Churches and other buildings, have suffered different degrees of damage, while houses closer to the site of the explosion suffered more damage.

A source told The Guardian that aftershocks of the explosion was felt in Okota, about 16 kilometres away.


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