Monday, 18 March 2019

Another Lagos building collapsed with people fear dead/trapped

According to information reaching our news room, another building has on Monday collapsed on Lagos Island.

The information as gathered from Instablog9ja reports that the building which is located at No 57, Egerton square in Alakoro area, Lagos Island went down during the afternoon hours of Monday.

Also Punch reports that officials of the Lagos State Building Control Agency were demolishing another house beside the building when the incident occurred.

As confirmed by the Director of the Lagos State Fire Service, Rasaki Musbau, the building had a partial collapse, adding that firefighters have rescued four people who are occupants of the building to a hospital.

"Information from our men on the ground at the scene showed that it was a partial collapse. They have removed four persons trapped in the building. They were all rescued alive.

"They have been taken to the hospital for treatment as I speak," he added.

This is happening a few days after 20 persons lost their lives in a building collapse in Ita Faaji, Lagos Island on Wednesday, March 13.

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