TRAGEDY: Scores Dead, Over 100 Pupils Trapped As Building Collapses in Lagos (PHOTOS)


•By Emmanuel Edom in Lagos•

Scores of Pupils were said to have been killed, over 100 others trapped, following the collapse of a three storey building, housing a school (Name with held), located at Itafaji area of Lagos Island.

Eyewitness account reported that the tragedy which struck, about an hour ago, has set panic in the area, as parents and sympathizers were seen dashing down to verify the safety of their wards and relations.

The possible cause of the building collapse is not yet know as Safety Agencies were seen moving to the scene.

As at the time of filing this report, many students were seen being rushed to the General hospital, Marina, while more affected parents were trooping there to search for their children.

It was gathered that over 100 students are currently still being trapped and efforts were being made to dig them out.

Details later…







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