Lagosians react on Twitter as pipeline explosion rocks the city

Lagosians react on Twitter as pipeline explosion rocks the city

- Residents of Lagos have reacted to the recent pipe explosion that rocked the city

- Many took to micro blogging platform Twitter with claims that they heard the sound of the explosion

-Videos and photos from the explosion scene have also surfaced online

Lagosians on social media are currently on edge following a recent pipeline explosion that happened around the Abule Ado in Amuwo Odofin local government area.

Many were seen on popular micro blogging platform, Twitter, giving brief recounts of their experiences when the explosion took place.

A lot of Lagos residents claimed that they heard the loud bang which left an impact on their windows, doors and other items in their houses.

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Recall that previously reported that the explosion affected communities like Ijegun, Ikotun, Egbeda, Abule Ado, Okotoa, Isheri Olofin, FESTAC, and the popular Satellite Town.

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It was also gathered that the incident wrought damage on some buildings causing residents in the area to seek safety from harm’s way.

"I just witnessed an explosion this morning. I was at 23 road, Festac Town at that time. Everywhere around me shook so hard and my ears went numb in an instant. Pls anyone living around 7th Avenue and Alakija area should be careful. I pray there are no casualties," a lady tweeted.

Another Twitter user that claimed he heard the explosion said: "I heard it from my house here at egbeda, I also heard that people from ikeja heard it too but that’s not the problem for now. It’s a pipeline explosion at festac, so if you have anybody around there, call them and ask if they are fine please."

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