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1 dead, 5 rescued as mosque collapses in Lagos

The Lagos Emergency Management Agency  (LASEMA) says five persons have been rescued and one dead body recovered from a collapsed mosque at Papa Ajao, Mushin, on Sunday.

Dr Femi Oke-Osanyintolu, Permanent Secretary of LASEMA, made this known in a statement in Lagos.

Oke-Osanyintolu said that the mosque located on Yusuf Street, off Ladipo Road, Papa Ajao, collapsed while prayer was ongoing.

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The permanent secretary said that search and rescue operations were taking place under his supervision.

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He listed emergency responders at the scene to include the LASEMA Response Team, the police, Lagos State Ambulance Service and Lagos State Fire Service. (NAN)(

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