Two passengers have been confirmed dead and many casualties recorded as a moving train rammed into a Lagos State Government bus at the PWD bus stop in the Ikeja area of the state on Thursday morning.
The Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) Spokesman, Adebayo Taofiq confirmed the sad incident in a telephone chat with our correspondent.
First responders have since arrived the scene and rescue activities are currently ongoing.
Also, a Spokesman for the National Emergency Management Agency in Lagos, Ibrahim Farinloye said,
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“Two adult females staff of the State Government dead and several injured evacuated.”
“The State Government staff bus was trying to cross the PWD/Sogunle rail crossing while the train coming into Lagos from Abeokuta trapped the bus on its rail,” he added.
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