Multiple Accidents Hit Lagos

Friday, 12th of September was a tragic day for Lagos, as the metropolis witnessed multiple accidents across the state.

Synagogue Building Collapse
Scene of the collapsed building at the Synagogue Church, Ikotun

In Ikotun area of the state, a total of three shops were gutted by fire beside a murky petrol station in the area, just as the popular Church, -The Synagogue Church of All Nations had one of its buildings still under construction caved in, killing many people with many others still trapped in the rubbles.

It was another disaster at no. 18, Alhaji Street, Okokomaiko as a fire outbreak hit the area, in which a toddler was burnt beyond recognition.

Same was the misfortune of Agbado residents as a total of nine shops were consumed by another fire outbreak, near the railway station in the area.

Two cars went up in flames also on Friday at the upscale Osborne Road in Ikoyi and Onikan.

In Epe, a 33,000 litres petrol tanker exploded, destroying 12 houses, three shops and four vehicles including the tanker, but as at the time of filing this report, could not independently ascertain if there were any casualties.

According to the Director of the Lagos State Fire Services, Mr Rasaq Fadipe, more than ten bodies have been retrieved from the site of the building collapse within the premises of The Synagogue Church of All Nations in Ikotun.


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