Mon. Mar 18th, 2019
Lagos Nigeria collapsed building

Pic.9. A child being rescued from the scene of a building, which collapsed at Itafaji on the Lagos Island on Wednesday (13/3/19). 02149/13/3/2019Kayode Oladapo/JAU/BJO/NAN

The Lagos State Government has released the official figures of pupils and adult who died in Wednesday’s collapsed building in Lagos Island.

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Debris of the Lagos collapsed buiding

At a news conference at the Lagos Island General Hospital, Lagos, State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Jide Idris disclosed that 20 children and adults died in the collapsed building.

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A child being rescued from the collapsed building in Lagos Island Nigeria

The commissioner also disclosed that 43 people were rescued alive and were receiving treatment

Lagos Nigeria collapsed building images

According to sources, A pregnant woman, the proprietor of Ohen Nursery & Primary school and 19 others, including no fewer than 12 pupils died in the collapsed building at Massey Street, Itafaji on Lagos Island on Wednesday, witnesses and hospital sources said.

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