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Mosque Falls, Kills 1 And Traps 10 In Lagos

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Updated report on the Building Collapse at Yusuf Street, Papa Ajao

Incident Report: Building Collapse

Date: 26/05/2024

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Upon arrival at the scene at 01:40pm, a storey building was found to have collapsed.

Preliminary investigation carried out upon arrival at the scene revealed that an excavator clearing the road recklessly hit a mosque (a storey building) by the road side which resulted to the mosque collapsing as prayer was about to commence
4 (four) victims were immediately rushed to the hospital. A total of 10 people were trapped beneath the rubble.

Search and Rescue of the victims trapped under the rubbles under the supervision of the PS was conducted with the aid of the Agency’s heavy duty equipment Crane, Hiab and an excavator.
1 adult was retrieved dead while the others received pre hospital care on the scene from the Agency’s Pre Hospital Care Unit. One with serious injuries was transferred to hospital.

Responders at the scene of the incident includes the Agency’s response team led by the PS, LRU Fire unit, Lagos State Fire Service,LASPA, LASBCA, NEMA, Nigeria Police, LNSC, FRSC and LASAMBUS.

Operation ongoing
Updates to follow
Dr Olufemi Damilola Oke-Osanyintolu
PS LASEMA

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