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Death toll mounts after building collapses in Lagos

A sixth body was found Wednesday in the wreckage of a collapsed three-storeyed building at the Itafaji area of Lagos Island.

About 100 children are reportedly trapped as  rescuers worked throughout the afternoon searching for survivors.

A primary school is said to be located on the top floor of the building with pupils feared killed and others trapped.

The structure is reported to be a residential building with several apartments.


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