Policeman Perished In Lagos Island Inferno

LAGOS NOVEMBER 6TH (NEWSRANGERS)- A policeman who was controlling the surging crowd at Lagos Island inferno was reported to have perished in the fire.

The front section of the six-storey building gutted by fire on Tuesday in Lagos Island has collapsed, killing a policeman at the scene, reports the News Agency of Nigeria.
NAN reports that part of the six-storey building located at 43, Martins Street, Lagos Island collapsed around 8:30pm on Tuesday as firemen continued spirited efforts at extinguishing the inferno.
NAN reports that part of the burning building collapsed on the policeman, severely injuring him while trying to control the surging crowd.
Confirming the death, Olanrewaju Elegushi, Special Adviser to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Lagos Central Business District, told NAN that the policeman died in hospital following injuries sustained in the building collapse.
Further details on casualties later.

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