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More than 30 killed in Lagos fuel pipeline explosion

More than 30 people siphoning petrol from a pipeline near Lagos, were killed when the leaking fuel exploded into an inferno of flame, Nigerian police said on Friday. Many others were injured by the blast which ocurred at Imore village, across the lagoon from Lagos, on Thursday morning, they added. Crews of scavengers operating in dugout canoes powered by outboard engines had been boring holes into the petrol pipeline to tap fuel for several days before the explosion took place, said Lagos police spokesman Emmanuel Ighodalo.Full Story

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