Nigeria Policeman dies in Burning Collapsed Building

The six-storey building gutted by fire on Tuesday, November 5th in Lagos Island has collapsed, killing a policeman at the scene.

The building was located at 43 Martins Street, Lagos Island, collapsed around 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday as firemen continued spirited efforts at extinguishing the inferno.

A section of the burning building collapsed on the policeman, severely injuring him while trying to control the surging crowd.

The news of the death was confirmed by, 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.

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Source: Linda Ikeji

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