BREAKING: Six trapped as 7-storey building collapses in Lagos

Six persons are feared trapped after seven-storey building under construction collapse on Oba Idowu Oniru Street, Lagos State.

The Permanent Secretary, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Dr Olufemi Damilola Oke-Osanyintolu, who confirmed the incident in the early hours of Sunday said that operation had commenced on the site to rescue those trapped.

Oke-Osanyintolu said, “Upon arrival at the scene of the incident, an uncompleted 7-storey building undergoing construction was found to have collapsed. No injury sustained however about six people are reported to be trapped under the rubble of the collapsed structure.

“The agency’s heavy duty equipment excavator will be required for the rescue of the trapped victims. We have activated Lagos State Response plan .Operation ongoing.”

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