A three-storey building located on Sonuga Street, Palm Avenue in Mushin area of Lagos collapsed on Friday.

Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Perm Sec Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyinyolu, confirmed the incident, saying that rescue operations are ongoing at the site of the collapse.


The three-storey building came down around 12 noon, Oke-Osanyintolu said.

It is not yet clear if anyone was trapped in the rubble of the collapsed structure.


Building collapse has become a recurring incident in various parts of Lagos in recent years. About two weeks ago, a seven-storey building went down in the Oniru area of the state, killing six persons.


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