Many People Trapped as 3-storey Building Collapses in Lagos


A three-storey building under construction has collapsed at Ilasa area of Lagos, Southwest Nigeria, with people trapped in the debris.

The building caved in around 2:30pm on Thursday as rescue agencies had moved to site and were working frantically to rescue trapped victims.

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Director, Lagos State Fire Service, Rasak Fadipe said that the three-storey building under construction collapsed at Richard Abimbola Street, Ilasa, Lagos.

According to him, people were still trapped in the debris and that rescue was ongoing.

About two weeks ago, a two-storey under construction in Lekki area of Lagos collapsed, killing two people.

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The state government then sealed off the building till the contractor provides evidence of building approval.

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