Explosion

There was palpable tension in the city of Ibadan, the capital of Oyo State on Tuesday night as unexplained explosion rocked some parts of the city. Among the areas affected by the unfortunate incident, which reportedly led to loss of lives and properties are Bodija, Agbowo, Eleyele, and Orogun.

Though, the cause of the explosion at the time of filing this report is still not known The explosion reportedly affected filling stations, malls, fast food outlets and residential building. In a video shared online, a pick-up van with inscription Bodija Patrol Service was seen conveying corpses.

At least three bodies were seen inside the van. “Jesus! Jesus!” a male voice was heard screaming as people gathered in groups to discuss the incident. A residential building was said to have caved in at Eleyele part of the ancient city, leaving residents trapped. Meanwhile, the statement is yet to issue an official statement in respect to the development.

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