TRAGIC: 2 Dead As Building Collapses In Lagos (SAD PHOTOS)

TRAGIC: 2 Dead As Building Collapses In Lagos (SAD PHOTOS)

By Wires Editor | The Trent on May 2, 2022
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The rubble from collapsed building at 24, Ibadan Street (East), Off Muritala Mohammed Way, Ebute-Metta, Lagos

Twenty-three persons have so far been rescued, with two others confirmed dead at the site of the building that collapsed at 24, Ibadan Street (East), Off Muritala Mohammed Way, Ebute-Metta, Lagos.

Those so far rescued include 22 males and one female. A male and female, each, have been reported dead.

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This was the report as of 2:10 am.

Earlier…

Giving the situation report, General Manager LASEMA, Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, said: “On arrival at the scene of the incident, an old three-storey building was discovered to have collapsed.

“Further information gathered revealed that the incident occurred at about 10.56 p.m. with yet to be a determined number of people trapped.

“Search-and-rescue operations are ongoing.

Source: Vanguard

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