UPDATED: Cause of Akure Explosion and Live Images, Many Currently Homeless

Over 100 hundred buildings were in the early hours of Saturday destroyed following an explosion that rocked Ondo State.

 

The explosion happened in the early hours of Saturday at Eleyowo, Akure, along Owo-Akure highway around 1 a.m.

According to residents of the area, a terrifying loud bang was heard when everyone was already asleep.

Over 100 hundred buildings were in the early hours of Saturday destroyed following an explosion that rocked Ondo State.

The explosion happened in the early hours of Saturday at Eleyowo, Akure, along Owo-Akure highway around 1 a.m.

According to residents of the area, a terrifying loud bang was heard when everyone was already asleep.

Also affected in the explosion was a full boarding school, Aina Awawul Secondary School, one the most popular churches in Akure, Possibility Ground Ministry, as well as filling station and hundreds of buildings.

The highway was cut off with hundreds of travelers stranded.

Police officers and other security agencies are already on ground to assess the situation.

Details later…

Over 100 hundred buildings were in the early hours of Saturday destroyed following an explosion that rocked Ondo State. The explosion happened in the early hours of Saturday at Eleyowo, Akure, along Owo-Akure highway around 1 a.m.

According to residents of the area, a terrifying loud bang was heard when everyone was already asleep. Over 100 hundred buildings were in the early hours of Saturday destroyed following an explosion that rocked Ondo State.

More findings by Zebra News revealed that the explosion may have been caused by meteorite. According to Google, Meteorite is a piece of rock or metal that has fallen to the earth’s surface from outer space as a meteor. Over 90 per cent of meteorites are of rock while the remainder consist wholly or partly of iron and nickel.

Meanwhile, below are images from the explosion

More Details Later.

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