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Breaking News: Many Pupils Feared Dead As School Building Collapses In Lagos

Posted by Samuel on Wed 13th Mar, 2019 - tori.ng

Many pupils are feared dead as a school building comes crashing down in a community in Lagos.

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Many primary school pupils were feared dead on Wednesday after a three-storeyed building at Ita Faji, Lagos Island, collapsed around 10am, Punch Metro reports.
 
The school was said to be on the last floor.
 
A resident of the area, Prince Adams, who alerted our correspondent to the incident on the telephone, said no fewer than 10 pupils had been removed from the rubble so far.
 
“It is terrible. Parents are crying. I can’t withstand the gorry sight,” he added.
 
According to Punch Metro, cries were heard on the background.
 
The spokesperson for the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Kehinde Adebayo, confirmed the collapse, adding that emergency officials were already on ground.



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