3 Die As Three Storey Building Collapses In Lagos

At least three people were on Saturday recovered dead from the rubble of a three storey building that collapsed at 8 Alanbi Streetl in Yaba area of Lagos State.

The tragic incident occurred few months after a 21-storey building collapsed at Ikoyi area of the state killing 46 people.

Speaking with journalists at the scene of the collapsed building, the Public Affairs Officer of LASEMA, Mr. Nosa Okunbor said three men were recovered dead, while two other men were also construction workers were rescued alive.

Before the building eventually collapsed, it was learnt that a section of the building which is still under construction collapsed onto another building beside it burying some construction workers in the rubble.

 

A resident of the area told journalists that a part of the building had collapsed last year, saying the developers surreptitiously continued with the construction of the building.

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