Lagos: Devastating gas explosion reported in Satellite Town

THE NEWSGHOST, NIGERIA – Several reports emerged in the early hours today about a devastating gas explosion in Lagos. Some reports say the explosion happened in Satellite Town area of Lagos, while others say it happened in Abule Ado area of the city.

Although, local emergency authorities have confirmed that the explosion was from a factory in Abule Ado, just near Satellite Town.

Initially, no injuries were reported. But just few hours ago, between 5pm and 6pm, more reports surfaced that Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) has recovered 11 unidentified bodies.

The explosion destroyed so many buildings and properties according to several sources.

The actual cause of the explosion is still yet to be ascertained however.

Rumours and media reports had emerged earlier also that the blast was a pipeline explosion.

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