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LASEMA Speaks On Why It Ended Rescue Operations

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Rescue operations have finally ended at the scene of the collapsed building which occurred at 36 Massey street, Lagos Island on Wednesday.
Today, the Lagos state govt promised to pay the hospital bills for survivors.
In the last Twenty-four hours, Fifteen people have died, Forty three people suffered varying degrees of injury while others remain unaccounted for.
The three storey building located at Number thirty six Massey street, Ita Faji area of Lagos Island came down at about ten o’clock on Wednesday morning.

Naija News learnt that the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency(LASEMA) Manager, Adeshina Tiamiyu, explaining on the reason bahind the action of commision said that the agency topped rescue operations because there is no more casualty left in the rubbles of the collapsed three storey building in Ita-Faaji area of Lagos Island, Lagos State.

He said they stopped work at about 3 am this morning after recovering the lifeless body of a male and we are sure there is no casualty left under the debris.

The top floor of the building is occupied by a school with about one hundred pupils, while the rest are residential and shops.
Rescue operations which began as soon as the incident occured, stretched through the night till the early hours of this morning.


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