Two kids killed, 10 injured in Lagos building collapse (photos)


Two children were confirmed dead and 10 others injured after a story building collapsed in Lagos on Wednesday.

The incident occurred at 46, Gafari Balogun Street Ogudu, around 12:30pm.

It was gathered that the building collapsed following a mudslide which was occasioned by heavy downpour in that part of the state.

According to the Director General (DG) Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Dr. Femi Oke-Osanyintolu, the two children were extricated from the rubble of the collapsed structure after residents raised alarm that they were missing.

He said the mudslide hit the building from the rear leading to the kids- a boy and a girl- being trapped.

Oke-Osanyintolu said all those who sustained injuries were treated on the spot and discharged, addig that the scene has been cordoned off.

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