More than one hundred houses were destroyed in the early hours of Saturday at Eleyowo, Akure, along Owo-Akure highway.
According to residents of the area, a loud bang was heard when everyone was already asleep around 1am in the morning.
A truck owned by a quarry company carrying explosives has exploded in Ilu- Abo in Akure north local government area of Ondo.
The truck which was heading to Edo State was accompanied by police escorts destroyed over hundred houses.
The disaster affected many residential buildings in the area including Church buildings and a private school.
The explosion destroyed that part of the road and also created a big ditch on the Akure/Owo road
This has created traffic jam on the ever busy road.
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