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Two-storey building collapses in Lagos, many trapped

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Many trapped as two-storey building collapses in Isale Eko

Many people are reportedly trapped after a two-storey building collapsed in the Isale Eko area of Lagos State on Thursday.

The structure, alleged to have been defective, gave way following a fire in parts of Dosunmu Market on Lagos Island.

The Lagos Territorial Coordinator of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Ibrahim Farinloye, confirmed the incident, noting that 14 other buildings were seriously impacted by the fire.

This Two-storey building collapses follows a similar incident in April, when four buildings collapsed due to a fire that engulfed part of Dosunmu Market on Lagos Island.

Emergency responders, including NEMA, Federal and State Fire Services, the Nigeria Police, and the fire service of the Nigeria Ports Authority, are currently on-site managing the situation.

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