Three Feared Dead, Many Injured As Train Derails In Lagos

By Dailytimes

At least three people were dead, on Thursday morning, at the Abattoir area of Agege, in the outskirts of Lagos State when a train derailed. Several person were seriously injured while many vehicles and other property worth several millions were destroyed.


Lagos State police spokesman, Olarinde Famous-Cole, who confirmed the incident said that the train also rammed into a trailer, injuring many and leaving unconfirmed number of victims feared dead.

According to Famou-Cole, “We just got the information. Our policemen and those attached to the railway command are in control of the situation. I cannot confirm any death, but i can tell you that some persons were injured. ” We shall be able to furnish you with details later please.” she said.


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