10 Feared Dead, 20 Other Persons Trapped As Building Collapses In Ogun State

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Scores Feared Dead As Building Collapses In Meiran, Lagos

At least 10 persons have been feared dead with about 20 others reported to have been trapped as a four storey building collapsed in the Itokun Market area of Ogun State, early this morning.

Confirming the collapse, the spokesman for the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) in Lagos Ibrahim Farinloye said the shopping plaza was still under construction when it came crumbling.

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It was gathered that 4 of the workers had so far been retrieved by rescue workers from under the rubbles of the four-storey building.

The workers sustained serious injuries and had been rushed to the hospital, even as rescue operations continue.

More details to be added as the story develops…




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