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Many feared dead as container fall on vehicles in Lagos

Tragedy occured at Cele Ijesha bus stop along Oshodi Apapa expressway, Lagos, after a 40 feet container fell on three vehicles

Driver of one of the vehicles: a commercial bus killed while passengers in the bus and those in the two other vehicles managed to escape

Confirming the incident, the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, LASEMA said it happened on Thursday.

“With regards the earlier reported accident, recovery process is still ongoing on by the LASEMA response unit at PM filling station on the main carriage way inward journey to Cele Express,” LASTMA notes

Emergency responders including officers of LASEMA and the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority LASTMA, have been deployed to the scene.

Writing by Oluwaseyi Ajibade; editing by Julian Osamoto