Pipeline explosion rocks Lagos barely 24hrs after Four Points explosion

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A pipeline explosion has occurred at Gloryland Estate, Isheri Olofin, Egbe-Idimu Local Council Development Area of Lagos.The explosion is coming barely 24 hours after a gas explosion at Four Points by Sheraton Hotel, Oniru, Victoria Island, Lagos.

Video of the the explosion, which happened in the early hours of Thursday, December 5, 2019, shows residents of the area scampering to safety.

According to Sahara reporters, some part of Diamond Estate along Isheri/Lasu-Igando Road might be affected by the inferno.

While the cause of the explosion is yet to be ascertained, residents suspect that pipeline vandalism was the cause.

As at the time of this report, the casualty from the fire could also not be ascertained.

Emergency and rescue officials have since been deployed to the area.

More details later……

Yetunde Adegoke

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