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JUST IN: Three-storey building collapses at Ebute Metta, Lagos (Photos)



A three-storey building on Sunday night collapsed at 32, Ibadan Street, Ebute Metta, Lagos..

The Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service made the announcement late Sunday, adding that rescue operations have begun.

The announcement read, “An alert of a collapse of a three storey building by 32 Ibadan Street, Ebute Meta was received at 21:48 hours, Sunday with Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service already at the scene.

“Search and Rescue ongoing with updates to follow, please.”

According to the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, twenty persons have been rescued alive while two who sustained severe injuries were taken to the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital for treatment.

LASEMA permanent secretary, Olufemi Damilola Oke-Osanyintolu, said, “Twenty rescued alive out of the victims rescued two sustained severe injuries and have been taken to LASUTH for further treatment.”

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