Nigeria: Pipeline Explosion Rocks Lagos

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19 January 2020

Residents of Abule-Egba, Ile Epo area of Lagos state are currently scampering for safety following an explosion at a fuel pipeline in the area.

According to information gathered by THISDAY, the explosion was believed to have been caused by activities of pipeline vandals in the area.

Eyewitnesses said they perceived strong smell of fuel 15 minutes before the explosion.

Casualty figure could not be ascertained at the time of filing this report.

More details shortly... .

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