There has been a reported case of pipeline explosion in the Isale Odo, Lasu road, Egbeda area of Lagos State.
Unconfirmed reports say that an electric cable that collapsed led to electric spark all over the area. The Sparks fell on spilt content of petrol around the area which led to a fire and sebsequent explosion.
The pipeline corridor has been known to experience petrol spillage over time due to activities of vandals.
However, officials of of the Nigerian National petroleun company (NNPC) security team and the Nigeria security and civil defense corps(NSCDS) are said to be on ground to control the situation.