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Policeman Killed As Lagos Burning Building Collapse

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Policeman Killed As Lagos Burning Building Collapse

Yesterday, we reported that a part of popular Balogun Market on Lagos Island was razed by fire.

According to reports, the Fire has gutted a shopping complex on Martin Street on the Lagos Island area of Lagos State.

However, the six-storey building gutted by the fire has collapsed, killing a policeman at the scene.

The section of the building collapsed around 8:30 p.m. on, severely injuring him while trying to control the surging crowd.

Mr Olanrewaju Elegushi, Special Adviser to Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Lagos Central Business District, said the policeman died in the hospital following injuries sustained in the building collapse.

Officials of the Lagos State Fire Service, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, LASEMA, are still battling to curtail the inferno.

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