Thirteen Persons Hospitalised As Explosion Rocks Akure

At least 13 persons have been rushed to the hospital after a deadly explosion hit Akure, Ondo State, on Saturday morning. 

The impact of the explosion destroyed houses and tore major roads apart. 
A truck carrying explosive items to a quarry was said to have triggered the blast.

Residents of the affected area are currently in disarray over the incident. 
Government officials have visited the area and are currently ascertaining the level of damage.