Breaking: 2 Children Die As Building Collapse In Lagos

Disaster visited residents of the Ladi-Lak area in Bariga, Lagos Sunday night as scaffolds bearing a water tank, collapse on a bungalow destroying the building and killing two children.

Three adult males were also severely injured and have been rushed to the hospital for treatment

Spokesman of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) Ibrahim Farinloye said the incident occurred at Adeleye Street, Ladi-Lak in the Bariga area of Yaba, Lagos.

Also Dr. Olufemi Damilola Oke-Osanyintolu, permanent secretary in the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) said the agency received a distress at about 9:46pm yesterday that a water tank scaffolding of a two-storey building had collapsed on a bungalow beside it. The impact led to the collapse of two rooms in the bungalow.

At press time, rescue efforts by a combined team of NEMA,  LASEMA, the Lagos State Fire and LASBCA responders were ongoing.

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