Many feared dead in Lagos mosque collapse during afternoon prayer

Tragedy struck on Sunday afternoon in Lagos State as a mosque collapsed in the Papa Ajao area, resulting in a yet-to-be-determined number of fatalities.

The incident occurred during afternoon prayer, it was gathered.

In the aftermath of the collapse, rescue efforts commenced immediately, with authorities working to extricate survivors and recover bodies from the rubble.

While some injured individuals have been rescued and attended to, there are fears that many more may still be trapped beneath the debris.

As emergency responders continue their efforts at the scene, the exact number of casualties remains uncertain.

The collapse of the mosque has sent shockwaves through the community, highlighting the importance of ensuring the structural integrity of buildings to prevent such tragic incidents.

Authorities are expected to conduct a thorough investigation to determine the cause of the collapse and to prevent similar occurrences in the future.

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