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We escaped the plane crash through the kitchen – Survivor

Mrs. Chinyere Okafor, survivor, 12, Olaniyi
Street, Iju says “I was inside the house, in the sitting
room with my baby. My husband was sleeping in the bedroom. Suddenly I heard the
sound of the plane; it was too close. I looked out of the window and I saw the
plane coming towards me. I rushed to call my husband, but before I could reach
him there was a loud explosion.
The explosion brought my husband out and we
rushed towards the door.
My husband took my baby and the other child and I
But on getting to the staircase, we saw fire
everywhere; there was nowhere to go. My husband shepherded us back into the
house, towards the kitchen. We saw that the fire was not there yet. We escaped
through the kitchen. It was a close call.
Some of our neighbours were also in the house; I
learnt that two of them escaped with injuries. There was an unconfirmed report
that one was dead. I am yet to see the others.
Tireni Adebayo

Tireni Adebayo is the Editor of Kemi Filani News. She has BSC in Mass Communication from the Redeemer's University and M.A in Mass Communication from the University of Lagos (2014 - 2015) where she majored in Public Relations and Advertising and Digital Media.  When she is not writing, she is either listening to music or reading her favorite books. Tel: +2348000000901 Address: Herbert Macaulay, Yaba, Lagos, Nigeria Email:

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