Just In: Train accident in Lagos

Lagos State Emergency Agency (LASEMA) says efforts are ongoing to save men and women trapped in a teach accident that occurred around Ashade Ram Market in Agege location.

The accident happened around 7am.

According to update released from the corporation at 11am, the educate transferring en path Ebute Metta through Oshodi from Iju with complete ability passengers derailed from its tracks.

“Further research revealed that the train derailed as a result of faulty tracks at the extent crossing which has been reported through LASTMA guys inside the place and become noted for pending engineering works tonight”, it study.

“No lifestyles changed into lost however records accrued at the scene from the bystanders has it that the wounded sufferers had been rushed to close by hospitals for clinical first aid.

“Efforts are currently on ground to evacuate the derailed coaches because the NRC crane has been despatched to the scene from Lagos Island.

“The blended efforts of the GM LASEMA, LRT, LRU PARAMEDICS, LRU FIRE, LASAMBUS, FRSC, RRS, LASTMA and Nigeria Police are on floor to make sure fast recuperation. Recovery operation ongoing through the officers of the Nigeria Railway Corporation.”

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