Six Persons Confirmed Dead As Lagos Building Collapses

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Six persons have been confirmed dead and 10 others have been rescued at the scene of a three-storey building which reportedly collapsed at 62, Do Street, Obalende, Lagos Island.

Six Persons Confirmed Dead As Lagos Building Collapses

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According to reports gathered, the building was under construction when it partially caved in at about 5.40pm on Sunday 11th of October, 2020.

Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency LASEMA, Dr. Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, revealed that the cause of the incident could not be ascertained at press time but efforts were ongoing to ensure the situation was properly handled.

Atotal number of 10 males who were supposedly artisans at the construction site were rescued. Out of the ten, five were treated for minor injuries while others were transferred to a nearby hospital by emergency responders.

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The bodies of five males and a female have so far been recovered dead and deposited at the morgue.

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