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Heavy Rain: Two Children Killed As Building Collapses At Ogudu Area In Lagos (Photo)

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The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) on Wednesday recovered the bodies of two children who died after a building collapsed at Ogudu area
The collapsed building pictured from a few meters

Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, who confirmed this to journalists, said the building collapsed due to mudslide resulting from a downpour.

The incident occurred around 12:40 p.m. at No 46 Gafari Balogun street, Ogudu area during a heavy rainfall.

 “On arrival at the scene by agency responders, it was observed that a building collapsed as a result of a mudslide at the rear of the building caused by heavy rainfall

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“The agents were informed that two children, one male and one female were trapped and immediately began a search and rescue operation.

“Unfortunately, they were found dead and their remains are being transported to the mortuary,” Mr Oke-Osanyintolu said.

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Other occupants of the house were reportedly injured as a result of the collapse.

Mr Oke-Osanyintolu said the building has been cordoned off and integrity testing will be carried out on it.

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