Sunday, January 13, 2013

Fuel explosion kills 30 in Nigeria: police

Nigeria's police in southwest Lagos State on Saturday said up to 30 persons, suspected to be fuel vandals, died in a pipeline fire at Arepo village in neighboring Ogun State, APA reports.

Friday Ibadin, the Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) in- charge of the Special Task Force on Anti-Pipeline Vandalism, told reporters in Lagos, the country's commercial hub that an explosion was heard at about 2 a.m. local time.