Photos/Video From The Ongoing Rescue Operations In Lagos Island School Collapse

PHOTO OF THE COLLAPSED SCHOOL IN WHICH OVER 100 STUDENTS WHERE REPORTED TO BE TRAPPED INSIDE

Frantic rescue operations are ongoing at the scene of the Lagos building collapse which got a lot of kids trapped with many feared dead.

Following the collapse of a three storey building at Ita-faji, Lagos Island, where over 100 pupils were reportedly feared dead, the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency have mobilized officials to the scene.
Many people are helping out in the rescue operation and some pupils have bee taken to hospital.
Below are more photos from the scene: Nigeria building collapse: seven children rescued, many feared trapped

Rescue updates

Residents said seven children have been rescued from the wreckage of a building that collapsed in Nigeria’s commercial capital of Lagos on Wednesday. The building housed a school with about 100 pupils, they added.

ONE OF THE SEVEN KIDS RESCUED SO FAR FROM THE OVER 100KIDS TRAPPED

Workers on top of the rubble shovelled debris away as thousands of people swarmed around the rescue site — dozens watching from rooftops and hundreds more packed into the surrounding streets, according to a Reuters reporter.
Panic as building collapses

Many people including school children are believed to be trapped inside a building that collapsed on Wednesday.

OPERATION STILL ACTIVE AS BOTH RESIDENT AND OFFICIALS ARE PUTTING EFFORT TO RESCUE MORE OF THE TRAPPED KIDS

Ibrahim Farinloye, spokesman for the National Emergency Management Agency’s southwest region, said there was no immediate information on any casualties. “It is believed that many people including children are currently trapped in the building,” he said.

“The third floor of the building is housing a private school in the area,” said Farinloye, adding that the three-storey building came down at around 10 a.m. local time.

The building was in the Ita-faji area of Lagos island, the original heart of the lagoon city before it expanded onto the mainland.

On social media, pictures and videos of distressed parents reportedly rushing to the school were shared.

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