VIDEO: Huge Pipeline Explosion Hits Lagos

There has been terrible explosion at the Abule Ado area of Festac Town in Amuwo Odofin LGA of Lagos State.

An observer said that a tipper offloading sand caught fire, which spread to a nearby pipeline, triggering the blast.

According to reports many houses have been destroyed by the explosion. Buidlings are currently on fire in Ado Soba, Abule-Ado, and Amuwo-Odofin.

No death has been reported but there are people with serious injuries as a result of the explosion. Nigerians were seen rescuing high school studuents and people trapped within nearby buildings.

Meanwhile, the Lagos state fire service says the situation is under control, ChannelTV reports .

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