A 3-story building with people living inside has collapsed at Ibadan Street, Ebute Metta, Lagos. The sad incident happened on Sunday evening, May 1 1, 2022.
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Several residents of the collapsed are trapped in the debris while some may be injured or feared dead. At the time of filing this report, the number of casualty is still yet unknown.
According to a video obtained by LatestNGNews.com, an excavator has been seen in the venue, clearing the debris in search of a survivor.
Another video shows bodies lying motionless on the ground at the scene of the building collapse, with residents running around, screaming for their loved ones.
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A tweet shared by the Lagos State Fire and Emergency Service confirmed that they received an sos around 12 minutes to 10pm on Sunday night, adding that rescue mission has been mounted in search of possible survvors. The tweet reads;
An alert of a collapsed of a three storey building by 32 Ibadan Street, Ebute Meta was received at 21:48 hours, Sunday with @LagosRescue already at the scene. Search and Rescue ongoing with updates to follow, please.
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