More Dead Bodies Recovered in Lagos 7-Storey Building Collapse

More Dead Bodies Recovered in Lagos 7-Storey Building Collapse

  • More bodies have been recovered from the site of a building collapse on Oba Idowu Oniru Street, Victoria Island, Lagos
  • With this, the number of people who have lost their lives in the collapse has now increased to five in numbers
  • More people are still unaccounted for as they were said to be sleeping in the building prior to the collapse

More dead bodies have been recovered from the rubble of the collapsed building which occurred in Lagos on Sunday, September 4. The body of an elderly man was among the three bodies recovered.

With this, the death toll in the incident has now increased to five, while two more persons are still believed to be trapped in the 7-storey building which caved in the early hours of Sunday on Oba Idowu Oniru Street, Victoria Island, Premium Times reports.

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More bodies recovered from the rubble of the collapsed building in Lagos
Three more bodies have been recovered from the rubble of the collapsed building which occurred in Lagos.
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Two bodies had earlier been recovered on Sunday by emergency responders, Punch Newspaper added.

Despite pulling down the building to ground zero, more people are still said to be trapped. Those trapped were said to be sleeping in the building prior to the collapse.

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Earlier on Monday, the Lagos Territorial Coordinator of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) Mr. Ibrahim Farinloye confirmed that one more body have been recovered.

6 person rescued, others trapped as storey building collapses in Kano

Meanwhile, no less than 6 persons have been rescued alive, while many others are still being trapped in a three-storey building that collapsed in Kano on Tuesday, August 30. The building was under construction.
The collapsed building is located along the popular Beirut Road by Ibrahim Taiwo in the Kano metropolis.

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The Kano state fire service spokesperson, Saminu Yusuf, confirmed the number of rescued persons on Wednesday, August 31, adding that the operation to rescue others is still ongoing. An eyewitness said that several people are trapped under the collapsed building.

Tension, fear in Abuja as building collapses

Legit.ng earlier reported that an unconfirmed number of workers are currently trapped under the debris of a collapsed building in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory.

The building located in the Kubwa area of Abuja was said to have collapsed while under construction.

The residents in the community noted that the victims of the incident who had one form of injury or the other have been taken to a nearby hospital for treatment.

It was gathered that the building, which was still under construction, had many people, especially artisans who were at work in the facility.

Source: Legit.ng

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