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100 pupils feared dead as school collapses in Lagos(video)

Amadin Ogbewe



Over 100 pupils are feared dead, after a school building collapsed an hour ago at Itafaji, Lagos Island, Lagos state. 

Indigenes were left stunned when the three storey building housing a school collapsed, killing and trapping many.

Many students have been rushed to the General hospital, Marina while the search for survivors amongst the rubble continues.

It’s gathered that over 100 students are currently still trapped and being dug out.

A resident of the area, Prince Adams, who spoke with Punch Nigeria on the telephone, said no fewer than 10 pupils had been removed from the rubble so far.

“It is terrible. Parents are crying. I can’t withstand the gorry sight,” he added.

The spokesperson for the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Kehinde Adebayo, confirmed the collapse, adding that emergency officials were already on ground.

The cause of the collapse is yet to be ascertained.

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