Two Children Die As Building Collapses In Lagos

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Two children died on Sunday after another building collapsed in Adeleye street, Ladilak in the Bariga area of Lagos State.

Two Children Die As Building Collapses In Lagos
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The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, LASEMA, permanent secretary, Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu confirmed the death of the children, adding that some adults sustained injuries in the incident.

He said the persons injured in the accident have been taken to hospitals for treatment.

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

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

“The Agency’s response team alongside Lagos State Fire and LASBCA are responders at the incident scene. Rescue operation ongoing.”

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