In Lagos, a seven-story structure falls, trapping six people


In the Lekki neighbourhood of Lagos State, a seven-story structure collapsed close to the Sand field bus stop, trapping no less than six people inside the debris.

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

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

Seven-story structure fell at Sand Field Bus Stop in Lekki, he declared. Responders are on the ground, and six individuals are reportedly trapped.

In response to the tragedy, Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, the permanent secretary of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, stated that it was discovered upon arrival that the seven-story structure was under construction when it collapsed.

No harm was done, he declared. However, it is said that six individuals may be trapped beneath the wreckage of the destroyed building.

"The rescue of the trapped individuals will require the use of the agency's heavy duty equipment excavator. The Lagos State Response Plan has been activated. The procedure is ongoing. More updates will come.


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