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JUST IN: One confirmed dead in Idimu pipeline explosion

by Whitney Omoh

Residents and other passersby around Isheri-Olofin community in Egbe Idimu, LCDA were thrown into shock following a pipeline explosion that rocked the community earlier today, Thursday, December 5, 2019.

In the explosion, reports have it that one person was confirmed dead while a few others were affected. It was learnt that the victim was burnt to death in the explosion.

It was gathered that the explosion was as a result of pipeline vandalism in the community. 

Rescue officials attached to the Lagos State Emergency Management Authory (LASEMA) were said to have been mobilized to the scene to respond to the emergency situation.

Emergency responders are currently at the scene to prevent further casualties.

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