Six rescued from collapsed building, one found dead.
A three-story building at No. 20,Freeman Street in Lagos Island has collapsed in the early hours of Saturday, July 11 while the residents were fast asleep in the morning.
Officials of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) immediately started an emergency rescue mission and one young boy has been confirmed dead while six others have been rescued from the rumbles.
The National Emergency Management Agency, Lagos State Ministry of Physical Planning, Lagos State Ambulance Services (LASSMBUS) and others arrived the scene of the incident as early as possible.
According to reports,
“Six persons have been rescued from the rubbles and are currently receiving medical attention while the body of a young boy has been recovered from the rumbles and deposited in a morgue”