Container falls on bus in Lagos, kills and traps many

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An unascertained number of people have been confirmed dead and trapped as container falls on a bus along Ikorodu, at about 8:30 pm on Sunday.

PUNCH Metro gathered that the unlatched container which was headed to Ikorudu fell on a Bus Rapid Transit on Ikorodu road.

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Dr Femi Oke-Osayintolu, Director General of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, confirmed the accident, however, was unable to specify the number of casualties. He said;

“We have deployed our men there. I do not know the number of casualties. We are there to move the container and save lives,” he said.

Details of casualties are yet to be confirmed.


Tsemaye is a Senior Editor and Legal Analyst.

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