Collapsed building claims 7 lives in Lagos — LASEMA




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The Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, has confirmed that seven died a collapsed building Lagos Sunday.

Oke-Osanyintolu made the confirmation as the LASEMA Response tried clear the debris of the building. He said that the uncompleted building, at 60 Odo Street, Obalende, Eti-Osa Local Area, partially collapsed and injured 15 .

Also read: Civil War: How Asaba indigenes were massacred 53 years ago “Immediately we received a distress call at about 4:30 p.m. the incident, we activated our emergency response and all responders headed for the scene. “ is still ongoing while initial findings are as follows: 10 Casualties treated with minor injuries, five severely injured persons exhumed the remains and transferred hospital,” he said. Oke-Osanyintolu said that seven fatalities were discovered, six male and one female. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the body of another male victim was discovered at about 8:14 p.m., bringing the total of fatalities seven.

 

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