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Policeman killed by Lagos Island burning building collapse

Policeman killed by Lagos Island burning building collapse
Written by Maritime First

The front section of a six-storey building gutted by fire on Tuesday in Lagos Island has collapsed, killing a policeman at the scene.

The part of the six-storey building located at 43 Martins Street, Lagos Island, collapsed around 8:30p.m. on Tuesday as firemen continued spirited efforts at extinguishing the inferno.

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The burning building collapsed on the policeman, severely injuring him while trying to control the surging crowd.

Mr Olanrewaju Elegushi, Special Adviser to Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Lagos Central Business District, who confirmed the unfortunate incident also noted that the policeman died in hospital following injuries sustained in the building collapse.

 

 

 

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