Ondo: Bomb explosion destroys 50 houses

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Over 50 houses, including a church, have been destroyed by a bomb that exploded at about 12midnight at Eleyewo in Akure North local government.

The bomb was said to have been conveyed by a lorry.

Security operatives have condoned off the area.

It was gathered that the vehicle conveying the bomb developed fault.

The vehicle was said to be coming from the Akure end to Owo.

Witnesses said fire started and four men were seen running away from the truck.

The four were said to have told policemen on the highway not to go near the vehicle on fire and few minutes later, the bomb exploded.

The Nation