VIDEO: Entire neighbourhood levelled in Ibadan explosion

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An amateur video has emerged showing the shocking scale of destruction wrought by the massive explosion that rocked Ibadan, the Oyo State capital on Tuesday night.

Governor Seyi Makinde has attributed the blast to explosives stored by illegal miners at a house on Dejo Oyelese street in Adeyi, Old Bodija.

The video showed several houses levelled to the ground and burnt out vehicles with the scene bearing stark resemblance with a war zone.

Photo captured by a drone showing crater and damage to surrounding buildings

Official reports suggest that two persons dies with 77 more injured though residents in the area but the deaths at at least 10.

Some people in the area claimed that the illegal miner responsible for storing the explosives is a Malian citizen who operates in the Oke Ogun area.

Watch video below: