4 dead, 5 rescued in fresh building collapse in Lagos

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Fresh building collapse in Lagos has claimed no fewer than four persons lives while five were rescued, yesterday, at Sunny Filled, Flour Mills, Estate, Magbon, Badagry, Lagos.

This came barely two weeks after a 21-storey building collapsed in Gerrard Road, Ikoyi, Lagos killing about 45 persons and injuring 15.

It was gathered that the victims, who are mainly construction workers, who were rescued, sustained injuries and are in stable conditions at nearby hospitals.

Director, Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service, Mrs Margaret Adeseye, who confirmed the incident, said the incident occurred at 1 p.m.

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Adeseye said: “The Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service, Badagry Station had rescued five victims from the under-construction building while concerted efforts are ongoing to rescue the remaining trapped victims.

Director, Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service, Mrs Margaret Adeseye, who confirmed the incident, said the incident occurred at 1 p.m.

Adeseye said: “The Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service, Badagry Station had rescued five victims from the under-construction building while concerted efforts are ongoing to rescue the remaining trapped victims.

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