Scores Injured, Others Trapped As Train Derails In Lagos
Scores of persons have been reportedly injured after a rickety train veered off the tracks in the Agege, Mangoro area of Lagos in the early hours of Thursday, January 10.
It was gathered that one of the train coaches fell off the rail, causing another coach to derail.
It was also learnt that several persons were trapped after the accident with casualty figures yet to be ascertained as at the time of filing this story.
Reports are pouring in from social media users that there is traffic along the Ikeja-Along—Iyana Ipaja axis due to the incident.
This just happened at Agege. i cant believe we are still using this old train in 2019. Government dont care about her citizenry. #lasema #TrafficChief #GIDITRAFFIC #NRC #FederalGovernment #akinwunmiambode #lagos #railway pic.twitter.com/d8K03GG1i1
— Inspiron 🔥🔥🔥 (@moluabi1) January 10, 2019