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School building collapses in Lagos, traps children inside.

Personnel of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) are on ground to rescue the over 100 pupils, who are said to be trapped in the School building. A total number of seven school pupils and twelve adults, have been rescued. According to latest update, a total of 22 persons have been rescued from the scene of the collapsed building at Ita Faji, on Lagos Island.

The pupils were said to be in their classrooms when the building suddenly caved in and buried them underneath. Already, many of the pupils who were rescued by first responders, had been rushed to the Marina General Hospital. As expected, parents have stormed the school searching for their children.

The three-storey building, which housed a primary school on its last floor collapsed around 10am today Wednesday march 13 2019. Emergency services are on the ground to ensure the rescue of victims.

 

 

 

 

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