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Pupils Trapped as 3-Storey Building Collapses in Lagos Island

By Modupe Gbadeyanka

Some primary school children are believed to be trapped in the wreckage of a 3-storey building in Lagos Island, Southwest Nigeria, which collapsed on Wednesday morning.

The pupils are said to attend a private school in a part of the collapsed property.

The incident reportedly occurred on Ali Street, Ita Faaji area of Lagos Island.

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As at the time of filing this report, some of the pupils are believed to have died while efforts are being made to rescue those trapped in the wreckage.

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Modupe Gbadeyanka is a fast-rising journalist with Business Post Nigeria. Her passion for journalism is amazing. She is willing to learn more with a view to becoming one of the best pen-pushers in Nigeria. Her role models are the duo of CNN's Richard Quest and Christiane Amanpour.

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