BREAKING: Building Containing Schoo​​l Collapses Leaving Students Trapped

UPDATE: At least eight people are dead and 37 people have been rescued from the wreckage. 

A building containing a primary school has collapsed in the Nigerian city of Lagos, with students trapped in the rubble.

The school was on the top floor of the three-story building in Ita Faji on Lagos island, in Nigeria’s commercial capital. Rescuers were seen searching through piles of broken concrete and twisted metal.
There is no word on casualties yet and the cause of the collapse is not clear. Local media say it is a residential building containing several apartments. Some parents have arrived at the scene while others have gone to a local hospital to look for their children.

It is believed that many people, including children, are currently trapped in the building as the search continues.

Source: Children Feared Killed, Others Trapped In Lagos Building Collapse – Channels Television

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