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Burning Building Collapses in Lagos, Kills Policeman

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The front section of a six-storey building gutted by fire on Tuesday in collapsed and killed 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, Island, collapsed around 8.30 p.m. on Tuesday as firemen intensified efforts to extinguish the inferno.

NAN reports that part of the burning building collapsed on the policeman, severely injuring him while he had been controlling the surging crowd.

Confirming the death, Mr , Special Adviser to Governor on Lagos Central Business District, told

NAN that the policeman died in hospital following injuries sustained in the building collapse.

(NAN)

Adelowo Adegboyega
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