Building collapse: Mother and three kids die in Lagos

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October 12, 2019 in Featured, News UpdateFacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedInWhatsAppEmail

A woman Mrs. Jumiah Utache and her children Faith, nine, Domino, two and one-year-old Daniel were on Saturday killed after a hilltop structure collapsed on their house in Magodo, Lagos.

The incident occurred at 48, Orisa Street, Magodo Phase One, Isheri Waterfront during the heavy downpour.

According to sources, a building from a top  hill on Otun Araromi Street collapsed and fell on the family’s residence, crushing the woman and her children who were sleeping.

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It was gathered that the woman’s husband identified as Emmanuel Utache sustained injuries as a result of the incident.

The Nation reports that another building collapsed at Rademo Street, behind recreation centre, Ita Elewa, Ikorodu.

The building, said to be an old storey-building built with mud bricks with visible cracks and could not withstand the heavy rains.FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedInWhatsApp

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