in , ,

Lagos collapsed building: Seven feared dead, 15 hurt


No fewer than seven people are feared trapped and dead in a building which collapsed on Sunday in Obalende on Lagos island.

At least, 15 people were also injured.

According to the Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, the victims were in an uncompleted building at No. 60, Odo Street, Obalende, Eti-Osa Local Government Area.

He said the LASEMA Response Team has been clearing the debris of the building.

“Immediately we received a distress call at about 4:30p.m. on the incident, we activated our emergency response team and all responders headed for the scene.

“Rescue operation is still ongoing while initial findings are as follows: 10 casualties treated with minor injuries, five severely injured persons exhumed from the remains and transferred to hospital,” he said.

“Seven fatalities were discovered, six male and one female.”



What do you think?

Written by Per Second News


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.



Italy will have a new airline soon – To Succeed Alitalia

Breaking: WTO DG race: Buhari, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala in a closed-door meeting in Villa