5 construction workers rescued as another storey building collapses in Lagos

Another storey building under construction collapsed in Lagos according to a report by the Lagos State Fire Service on Wednesday.

According to the Director of the Lagos Fire Service, Mrs Margret Adeseye, the incident happened at Magbon, Badagry area of the state.

“There has been a reported case of a storey building collapse at Sunny Filled, Flour Mills, Estate, Magbon, Badagry, Lagos.

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“The Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service, Badagry Station, had rescued five victims from the building that is under construction, while concerted efforts are ongoing to rescue remaining trapped victims.

“The victims, who are mainly construction workers, were rescued with varying degrees of injury, but in stable condition and have been taken to nearby hospitals for treatment.

“However, four adult males have been recovered unconscious thus far as the Nigerian Police, Morogbo Division and the Community dwellers are complimenting the efforts of the the Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service,” she said.

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