Three-storey building collapses in Lagos

A three-storey building under construction in Lagos has collapsed, trapping an unspecified number of people. Rescuers were still working last night to help the victims out.

It was learnt that the building, located at number 6, Richard Abimbola Street, Ilasa area of the state, collapsed at about 2p.m.

At the time of filing this report, officials of Lagos emergency agency said about 16 labourers had been rescued from the rubble.

“Some are being treated by the agency’s medical team and Lagos State Ambulance Service,” an official of the agency said.


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