13 Hospitalized, Houses Destroyed As Sudden Explosion Hits Akure, Nigeria

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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.

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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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