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25 people rescued, many feared dead in building collapse in Lagos


Devdiscourse News Desk lagos Nigeria
Updated: 13-03-2019 21:21 IST
25 people rescued, many feared dead in building collapse in Lagos

"We have rescued about 25 people, some already dead," said Akinwunmi Ambode, the governor of Lagos, where the four-storey building came down, leaving 100 schoolchildren and many others feared trapped. Image Credit: ANI; Representational Image

Some people were killed when a Nigerian building that housed a school collapsed on Wednesday, the governor of Lagos state said, as rescuers continued to search for survivors.

"We have rescued about 25 people, some already dead," said Akinwunmi Ambode, the governor of Lagos, where the four-storey building came down, leaving 100 schoolchildren and many others feared trapped. Ambode did not say how many had died.

(With inputs from agencies.)

COUNTRY : Nigeria

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