A yet to be identified substance exploded in Oworo Road, Oworonsoki area of Lagos State on Sunday causing panic. The incident according to eyewitness, occurred at about 2 15 pm, when residents were returning to their respective homes after church.
At the time of this report, the number of casualty cannot be ascertained though it was learnt that many sustained injuries in attempts to escape from the scene of the blast.
Director, Lagos Fire Service, Mr. Rasaq Fadipe, who confirmed the incident, said immediately they received the distressed call at about 2:20pm, men of the Ilupeju Fire Service were dispatched to the area.
Fadipe also could not confirm immediately if the explosion was a bomb or otherwise. “We are still investigating the incidence to determine the immediate or remotes cause of the explosion.”