Many Trapped, Feared Dead As Container Falls In Lagos

BEVERLY HILLS, September 16, (THEWILL) – Many people were trapped and are feared dead as a container fell from a truck along Ikorodu Road in Lagos State on Sunday night.

According to reports, the accident occurred at about 8:30pm at Agric, Ikorodu.

The truck, which had an unlatched container, was inbound Ikorodu, when the incident occurred.

The Director General of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Dr. Femi Oke-Osanyintolu, confirmed the development but couldn’t ascertain 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.”

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