At Least Two killed in Pipeline Explosion in Lagos, Houses, Cars get burnt

By Ufuoma Egbamuno

Two dead bodies have been recovered following a pipeline explosion at Ile Epo Ekoro road in the Abule Egba axis of Lagos.

@mbaisepikin: Abule Egba is on Fire and no fire service is at the scene yet @MBuhari this isn’t right cause the @LAG_FireService @fedfirelagos @Gidi_Traffic #fireservice none of them is at the scene yet and houses and cars are getting burnt to ashes @ProfOsinbajo @MBuhari @istarBROPE

Lagos State Emergecy Management Agency (LASEMA) CEO, Dr Olufemi Damilola Oke-Osayintolu confirmed in a statement made available to Nigeria Info that the raging fire is as a result of a vandalised NNPC pipeline.

According to the LASEMA boss, there is panic among residents within Awori, U-turn and Pipeline communities in Abule Egba in Alimosho Local Government Area of the state.

Also pipeline is currently burning here at Agbado Oke Odo Ile epo side
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