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Many Trapped As Storey Building Collapses In Badagry Lagos

A storey building in Flour Mills Estate, Magbon in Badagry area of Lagos State, has collapsed, leaving many people trapped under the rubbles.

This was made know in a statement on Facebook signed by the Director of the Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service, Margaret Adeseye.

According to LSFRS, five people have been rescued from the collapsed building which was under-construction.

The agency stated that four individuals have also been rescued unconscious as residents and police officers are helping emergency workers.

The statement disclosed that those who have been rescued were taken to the hospital.

The statement read, “There has been a reported case of a storey building collapse at Sunny Filled, Flour Mills, Estate, Magbon, Badagry, Lagos.

“The Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service, Badagry Station had rescued five victims from the under-construction building while concerted efforts are ongoing to rescue remaining trapped victims.

“The victims which are mainly construction workers are however rescued with varying degrees of injury but in stable condition and been taken to nearby hospitals for treatment.

“However, four adults male have been recovered (unconscious) thus far as the Nigerian Police, Morogbo Division and the Community dwellers are complimenting the efforts of the Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service.”

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