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LAGOS: Death toll in collapsed building rises to two

THE death toll in the collapsed three-storey building in Lagos Island has increased to two.

Emergency responders had earlier pulled out one body from the rubbles of the collapsed building which collapsed during a torrential downpour in Freeman Street, Lagos Island, earlier yesterday.

The South-West Zonal Coordinator of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Ibrahim Farinloye, confirmed the development to journalists at the scene of the incident.

He said: “The total figure now is three rescued alive, while two dead persons were recovered.

“Rescue operation is ongoing.”

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