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Six Trapped As Seven-Storey Building Collapses In Lagos

In the Lekki neighborhood of Lagos State, they were left in the wreckage of a seven-story structure that fell close to the Sand field bus stop.

Rescue efforts had already started at the accident scene thanks to the deployment of emergency responders.

Following a building fall in Lagos, up to six people may still be trapped.

On Sunday, Ibrahim Farinloye, the Lagos territorial coordinator for the National Emergency Management Agency, confirmed the occurrence.

He said, “Seven-storey building collapsed at Sand field bus stop, Lekki. Six people are said to be trapped and responders on ground.”

The Permanent Secretary, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, in his reaction to the incident, said that upon arrival, it was discovered that the seven-storey building was under construction when it caved in.

He said, “No injury sustained. However, about six people are reported to be trapped under the rubble of the collapsed structure.

“The agency’s heavy duty equipment excavator will be required for the rescue of the trapped victims. We have activated Lagos State Response plan. The operation is ongoing. More updates to follow.”

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