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Lagos begins demolition of marked structures

The Lagos State government has begun the demolition of buildings on Freeman Street at Ita Faji area of Lagos Island.

The demolition began after a building housing Ohen Nursery and Primary School, located on the street collapsed just before 10am on Wednesday.

Among victims of the collapsed building were children, whose school was located on the top floor of the three-storey building.

Although, no official figure has been given on the number of those that lost their lives in the incident, scores of people sustained various degrees of injuries and are currently receiving treatment at various hospitals.

The search for more victims of building disaster was brought to an end on Thursday.