explosion rocks Akure, 100 buildings allegedly affected (photos/Video)
An explosion which destroyed no fewer than 100 residential buildings, has been reported in Eleyowo, Akure North local government area of Ondo state.
According to residents of the community affected, the blast which occurred in the early hours of today Saturday March 28, cut off the ever busy Akure /Owo road while many people were said to have been injured.
The incident which reportedly happened less than a kilometre to Akure Airport, affected many residents of Eleyowo community, destroying completely a church, Possibility Ground Ministry and a school in the area, Aina Awawul Secondary School.
Many people who lived within the church premises were said to be injured while some were rescued by the people of the community .
This explosion comes few weeks after an explosion rocked the Abule Ado axis of Lagos state, killing many and destroying several houses.
The state government is yet to comment on the explosion. See more photos and video from the scene of the incident below.