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Update: 8 bodies recovered from Ebute Metta collapsed 3-storey building rubble

Update: 8 bodies recovered from Ebute Metta collapsed 3-storey building rubble 

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The death toll in the collapsed Ebute-Meta three-storey building has risen to eight, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) said in its latest update.

Mr Ibrahim Farinloye, Southwest Zonal Coordinator, said the eight dead include five males and three females.

An old three-Storey building collapsed at 24 Ibadan Street, off Herbert Macaulay Way, Ebute-Meta on Sunday night at about 9.30 p.m.

So far, 23 occupants of the building have been rescued.

Rescue operations are ongoing at the site, in search of other occupants trapped under the rubble.



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