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Ikoyi Building Collapse: Death Toll Rises To 15 As Rescue Operation Ongoing

  More people have been confirmed killed and more survivors rescued hours after a high-rise building collapsed in the Ikoyi area of Lagos State.   Recall that OSUN DEFENDER had earlier reported the incident which occurred on Monday afternoon along Wesley Road in the commercial hub of the nation.   While four persons were killed…”
Olamide
November 2, 2021 4:56 pm

 

More people have been confirmed killed and more survivors rescued hours after a high-rise building collapsed in the Ikoyi area of Lagos State.

 

Recall that OSUN DEFENDER had earlier reported the incident which occurred on Monday afternoon along Wesley Road in the commercial hub of the nation.

 

While four persons were killed and five others rescued as of Monday night, the death toll and number of survivors rose on Tuesday as rescue efforts continued through the night.

 

According to the spokesman for the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), 11 more bodies have been recovered.

 

He added that five more persons trapped under the rubble have been rescued by emergency responders at the scene.

 

This brings the total figures of those killed and rescued so far to 15 and 10 respectively.

 

Emergency workers have intensified rescue operations as more people are believed to be trapped under the rubble.

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