Tuesday, 16 September 2014
WOMAN WALKS OUT OF THE RUBBLE OF COLLAPSED SYNAGOGUE BUILDING UNHURT.
As rescue work continued at the site of a collapsed building at the premises of Synagogue Church of All Nations, SCOAN, in Ikotun, Lagos State, a 45-year-old-woman on Tuesday walked out alive from the rubbles unaided.The building collapsed around 12:44pm on Friday.Mr. Ibrahim Farinloye, the Public Relations Officer of the National Emergency Management Agency, South-West Zone, told journalists in Lagos that the woman walked out on her own at 2 a.m.Farinloye did not give the identity of the woman but he said she appeared “hale and hearty”.
“A woman of about 45 years old walked out of the rubbles on her own around 2a.m today, while 10 more bodies were recovered, leaving 59 dead and 131 rescued alive”, Farinloye said.
He added that “She was traumatized, so we didn’t want her to talk. But she sustained little injuries on her ankle and wrist”.
He said that the rescue workers were likely to recover more bodies.
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