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Many, Including School Children, Feared Dead In Building Collapse In Lagos

A three-storey building has collapsed in the Itafaji  area of Lagos Island, with a primary school believed to be located on the top floor of the building,

The building also houses several residential apartments.

It is not currently clear how many people are trapped in the building but many, including pupils of the school are feared dead.

Emergency and rescue workers are currently at the scene of the incident.

Spokesperson of NEMA, Ibrahim Farinloye said: “It is believed that many children are currently trapped in the building.”

“The third floor of the building is housing a private school in the area.”

Here are some of the pictures taken by Channels TV crew:

 

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