May 28, 2022

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Many Trapped, 4 Recovered Dead As 3-Storey Building Collapses in Lagos – Legit.ng

  • Tragedy struck again in Lagos state when another building collapsed in the area of ​​Ebute Metta on Sunday evening
  • Many residents of the building were killed Included among the inclusions Debris and rescue operations underway
  • News of the collapsed three-storey building was received by the Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service
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    Ebute Metta, Lagos – Many local residents were trapped when on Sunday, May, a three-story building at 32 Ibadan Street in the area Ebute Metta in Lagos state collapsed 1.

    In a statement released Sunday evening, the Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service said it collapsed around 9:48 p.m received an alert about the collapsed building.

    < p class="align-left">She shared a video of the collapsed building on her Twitter page, adding that her officers are already at the scene and rescue operations are underway.

    Four people, including a woman and her child, have so far been confirmed dead and 23 others have been rescued while the search and rescue operation continues.

    Update on the tragedy In the early hours of May 2, Ibrahim said Farinloye, Lagos Territorial Manager, National Emergency Management Agency:

    “A total of about 23 people have been rescued alive so far; 7 children and 16 adults. Nine of those rescued alive were treated and released.”

    Another three-story building collapses in Lagos

    This is just one of many happened lately. In February, a three-storey building under construction collapsed on Akanbi Crescent in the Yaba area of ​​Lagos State in Lagos State.

    The building collapsed into another building next to it. According to an eyewitness, part of the building had collapsed late last year, but work was not halted.

    A resident at 29 Lawani Street, down the street from the scene, is said to have died have claimed their car was damaged when part of the building collapsed last year, but work continued despite police involvement.

    1 dead, 3 people trapped, as building in Lagos collapse

    In October 2021, a building at Lagos Road Haruna No. 97 in the Ik Orodu area of ​​Lagos State collapsed.

    The building, originally abandoned by its owner, is said to have collapsed on the night of Monday October 18.

    < p class="align-left">One ​​person was identified as confirmed dead. The deceased, identified as Joseph Ilesa MI, a 25-year-old man, was recovered from the rubble of the collapsed building.

    The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Tuesday, March 19, October, said three other people were also trapped in the building.