Three-storey building collapses in Lagos


A three-storey residential building suddenly caved in near Ojo area of Lagos on Tuesday.

The building located on Ilufe Road near the popular Alaba International Market collapsed around 7am with residents of the structure having already left after noticing a sudden change in the posture of the house.

The collapse of the building led to a loud blast was heard in the area as no lives were lost.

Already the collapsed building has been cordoned off with operations ongoing at the scene of the incident to verify the cause of the incident.

The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Lagos Ambulance Service (LASAMBUS), Red Cross and the police alongside other agencies are at the scene of the collapsed building.


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