A mother and her three children have been killed after a house built on a hill collapsed on another in Otun Araromi area of Magodo-Isheri.
The deceased woman and her children were identified as Mrs. Jumiah Utache, Faith(9), Domino(2), and one-year-old Daniel
The General Manager of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Dr Femi Oke-Osayintolu, who confirmed the casualty figure to our correspondent, said the tragedy struck around 8:00 a.m.
According to him, some injured victims trapped in the rubble had been rescued and rushed to a hospital while emergency officials were on the ground to ensure safety at the scene.
Oke-Osayintolu disclosed that the corpses of the deceased mother and children have been recovered and deposited in a morgue. He added that efforts are ongoing to find more people believed to be trapped in the rubble.
A rescue operation was reported at Ita-Elewa, Ikorodu where another building collapse incident occurred.