Pipeline Explodes In Lagos, Burns Homes

Several houses were affected, including a girls’ Catholic boarding school.

Explosion suspected to be from crude oil pipelines in Abule Ado, Lagos / Photo credit: ChannelsTv
Explosion suspected to be from crude oil pipelines in Abule Ado, Lagos / Photo credit: ChannelsTv

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

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

Several houses were affected, including a girls’ Catholic boarding school.

It is still unclear if there is any fatality.

When contacted, Nosa Okunbor, the spokesperson of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), said an emergency team was heading to the location of the explosion.

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) was said to have shut down the pipeline and its officials were heading to the scene of the explosion.

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