On Sunday morning a loud noise from an explosion distorted the peace and serenity of the people of Abule-Ado and its environs in Lagos.

Twitter users have shared details of the gas explosion very sad day indeed.

Photos and videos shared on social media show damaged and collapsed houses and cars, while some people have been reported dead.

Sources say that the explosion was caused by a pipeline around Abule Ado while other social media users say it was caused by multiple factory explosions at Abule Ado.

It was confirmed that The Principal of Bethlehem Girls College, Rev. Sr Henrietta Alokha who, becomes a casualty while trying to help student out has dead. She was one of the victims of the pipeline explosion witnessed in the Abule Ado community of Lagos State.

Rev. Sr Henrietta Alokha who worked hard to rescue some students trapped in the boarding school under her care, died after the roof of the educational facility fell on her.

There have been claim that the real course of the explosion was not due to pipeline vitalization but some gas cylinder hit by a truck

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