Children trapped after fatal building collapse in Nigeria - The Guardian

Children trapped after fatal building collapse in Nigeria  The GuardianDozens of children are among scores of people feared trapped after a four-storey building collapsed in Nigeria’s economic capital, Lagos, killing at least four...

Children trapped after fatal building collapse in Nigeria - The Guardian
Children trapped after fatal building collapse in Nigeria  The Guardian

Dozens of children are among scores of people feared trapped after a four-storey building collapsed in Nigeria’s economic capital, Lagos, killing at least four people. Officials said the children were attending an illegal school in the residential building when the structure collapsed. “Dozens of children were trapped inside,” said Adesina Tiamiyu, the head of Lagos state emergency management agency, which was supervising the rescue operation. He said emergency workers had pulled 40 people alive from the rubble, some of them badly injured, as well as “more than four” dead bodies. The buildi...