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Building Collapse: Pregnant woman, three children die in Lagos

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A PREGNANT woman and her three kids have been confirmed dead after a house built on a hill collapsed at Magodo-Isheri area of Lagos.

  According to the General Manager, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Femi Oke-Osayintolu, “a building on top of a hill collapsed on buildings that were down the hill. With that, we had a lot of people trapped inside the buildings “.

  “The pillars of the collapsed building killed the mother and her three children, we recovered four bodies.”

  Six people, including the husband of the deceased were rescued  and taken to the closest hospital with different degrees of injury.

Oke-Osanyintolu said that relevant agencies were working to ascertain the cause of the collapse.

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