Two Children Die As Building Collapses In Lagos

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Tragedy struck on Sunday at Adeleye Street, Ladilak, Bariga area of Lagos State, when a two-storey building collapsed, killing at least two yet-to-be-identified children in the process.

The incident it was gathered happened on Sunday evening with three adults sustaining injuries.

The Permanent Secretary of the Lagos State Emergency Management Authority, LASEMA, Dr. Femi Oke-Osanyintolu, confirmed the incident, saying the agency was on top of the situation.

Oke-Osanyintolu said,  “The Agency activated its response to the above incident and upon arrival at the incident scene, discovered that the tank scaffolding of a 2 Storey building collapsed on a bungalow beside it and affected two rooms.

“Unfortunately, two children died from the impact. Three adult males sustained injuries and were taken to nearby hospitals.”

As at press time emergency responders are at the scene of the incident, which include: LASEMA, alongside Lagos State Fire and LASBCA, are responders at the incident scene.

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