Wednesday, 13 March 2019

Primary school pupils feared killed, others trapped as building collapses in Lagos Island (Photos, Videos)

A three-storey building collapsed in the Ita-Faaji area of Lagos Island on Wednesday morning.

According to reports,  the incident happened around 10am. A floor in the building is being used as a school and pupils were in their classrooms when the building caved in.

Reports say many school children are trapped in the collapsed, while some have been killed.

Officials of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) and other rescue official are currently at the scene.

Some of the victims have been taken to the hospital while some of the trapped children have been rescued. But some of the rescuers are finding it difficult to gain access into the building.

The causality figure of the incident is yet to be ascertained.

Below are some pictures from the scene:

See some videos:

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