Lagos Train Accident Leaves Many Dead


By FRANCIS OGBONNA

A train accident which took place this morning at the Abattoir area of Agege, Lagos has left several people dead, as well as damaged vehicles and some properties worth several millions as it skidded of its track. 

Confirming the accident, the state Police spokesman, Olarinde Famous-Cole told the SUN that the train rammed into a trailer, and in the process injured many and leaving a number of victims dead.

“We just got the information. Some of our officers attached to the railway command are on top of the situation. I cannot at this moment though confirm the exact number of death, but can tell you that some persons were injured.

We shall be able to furnish you with details later please.” 
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