18 die in Lagos building collapse

Tragedy struck on Tuesday in the Lekki Phase 1 area of Lagos State after a five-storeyed building under construction collapsed, killing no fewer than 18 persons who were mostly workers.

While no fewer than 30 other workers were said to have been trapped as of press time, PUNCH Metro learnt that 13 people were rescued alive.

The survivors were taken to different hospitals in the state, while the dead were deposited in a mortuary.

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