Breaking News: Four Injured, Many Trapped As Building Collapses In Ikoyi

Four persons have been injured while many others are trapped under the rubble, as a building located in Dolphin Estate Ikoyi collapsed this morning.

The building according to the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) is located at HFB way Dolphin Estate Ikoyi.

A statement from NEMA spokesman Ibrahim Farinloye said the incident occurred at 7.15am, following an explosion from the building.
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The explosion he said was not unconnected to a gas, adding that three persons were said to be inside the building when the explosion occurred.

Farinloye said that the three occupants of the building and a driver alleged to be washing a vehicle outside the building have been evacuated to St Maria Hospital Yaba, while the anti-bomb unit of the Nigeria Police and the Police disaster management unit have commenced work to unravel the cause of the explosion.

Author: News Editor

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