February 4, 2023

February 4, 2023

2 Dead, 23 Rescued As Building Collapses In 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.

 

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.

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