At least 13 persons have been rushed to the hospital after a deadly explosion hit Akure, Ondo State on Saturday March 28 at about 1am.
Reports say the explosion occurred along Akure-Owo expressway, a few kilometres from the Akure metropolis.
Residents of the area said they believe the explosion was caused by bombs, although the police are still investigating the matter.
Some reports on social media suggest that the explosion emanated from bombs being transported along the way by security personnel
A church, Possibility Church, was damaged by the explosion, a resident of the area told Premium Times
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