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UPDATE: 6 Dead in Lagos Building Collapse

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A total of six bodies have been recovered from the rubble of a building that collapsed on Sunday in Lagos.

The building was at 60, Odo Street, Obalende, Eti-Osa LCDA in Lagos.

The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) in a tweet on Sunday said, “as at 18:50hrs, a total of eight people (all males) have been extricated alive by the Response Team in collaboration with other stakeholders and were rushed to Lagos Island General hospital by the Bravo Unit of the Agency (Paramedics).

“Six people( five males and one female) have so far been recovered dead and handed over to SEHMU at the scene.”

The bodies were handed over to the State Environmental Health Monitoring Unit (SEHMU) at the incident scene.

Another male who was sighted after the eight was taken to the hospital was attended to at the scene of the incident.

The three-storey building which collapsed Sunday evening was said to be under construction. The cause of the collapse is yet to be ascertained.

 

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