No fewer than two children were killed on Sunday and others injured when a two-storey building collapsed in Bariga area of Lagos State.
The incident happened at Adeleye Street, Ladilak Bariga on the Lagos Mainland.
Lagos State Emergency Management Agency said it received information about the incident around 9:09pm and swiftly mobilised responders to the scene.
LASEMA Permanent Secretary, Dr. Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, said it was discovered that the tank scaffolding of a two-storey building collapsed on a bungalow beside it and affected two rooms.
He added, “Unfortunately 2 children died from the impact. 3 adult males sustained injuries and were taken to nearby hospitals.
“The Agency’s response team alongside Lagos State Fire and LASBCA are responders at the incident scene. Operation ongoing.”