One Feared Dead, One Injured As Mudslide Hits Lagos

One Feared Dead, One Injured As Mudslide Hits Lagos

Tension in Magodo area of Lagos State yesterday as mudslide occurred, killing a little girl and injuring another.

It was learnt that the incident happened at 21 Idohofia Street, Magodo around 7:07pm.

It was further gathered that the little girl, Tara was playing with her friend, Khadijat outside when the mudslide hits the area.

A top Lagos State Emergency Management, LASEMA source told newsmen that  while the Tara died, Khadijat sustained injuries and was rushed to an unknown hospital for treatment.

Director, Lagos State Fire Service, Rasak Fadipe confirmed the incident, saying that casualty was recorded.

According to him, “A mudslide incident occurred at 21 Idohofia Street, Magodo with casualty.”

Last year, a mudslide occurred at Agidingbi area of Lagos with two people killed in the tragedy.

In 2015, a mudslide occurred in Magodo area of Lagos, killing about three people.

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2 Comments

  1. Condolences….but if this losses can be prevented then let necessary efforts be deployed in the regard. Weather & environmental experts should be engaged.

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