June 21, 2024

Two dead, three injured as water tank crashes into building in Lagos


Two persons were reportedly dead and three others injured when a water tank crashed into a house in the Bariga area of Lagos, on Sunday evening.

The incident along Adeleke Street, Lady Lark, in Bariga, Lagos State.

It was gathered that those who died in the accident are an adult male and a child while the injured ones are three adult males.

The Public Relations Officer of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) in the South-West Region, Ibrahim Farinloye, who confirmed the incident said it was a tank scaffolding located within the premise of a two Storey building that collapsed on the bungalow building the next compound.

“Two males died, an adult and a child.

While three adult males sustained inquiries and were taken to hospital before the arrival of responders by the community members” he said.

Farinloye further said that emergency responders from NEMA, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Police, officials of both the state and federal fire service as well as those from the store building control Agency were on ground to offer assistance to the residents.

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