LAGOS BUILDING COLLAPSE KILLS TWO, INJURE THREE
Written by Kayode Sanni on August 22, 2022
Two children have died and three men injured after a building collapsed in Lagos.
The incident occurred around 9:40pm on Sunday at Adeleye Street, Lady Lark in Bariga.
According to reports, the cause of the incident was the scaffolding of a tank at a two-storey building that collapsed on a nearby bungalow where the deceased children and injured adults were.
Confirming the incident, Permanent Secretary (PS) Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) said rescuers were deployed to the scene from Onipanu, adding that the I Jared men were taken to nearby hospitals.
“The agency’s response team alongside Lagos State Fire and LASBCA are responders at the incident scene. Operation is ongoing and updates to follow,” he said.