A deadly explosion reportedly from a popular gas station has rocked the Sango area of Ibadan the Oyo State capital.
Arabella Star Magazine reports that the explosion prompted residents to panic and seek safety.
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A loud noise was reported around 8pm, echoing across different parts of the Ibadan metropolis as far as Bashorun and Amuda Ojeere on the Lagos/Ibadan Expressway.
The Popular Ace Mall housing the popular Ventura Cinemas in Samonda a few hundred meters away from the reported scene of the Explosion in Sango according to residents has partially collapsed.
The extent of casualties remains uncertain as at the time of filing this report.