Flood Sweeps Away 4-Year-Old Child In Lagos

Flood Sweeps Away 4-Year-Old Child In Lagos
Pic 25. Vehicles wading throughflood along Leventis Stores road CMS inLagos†on Monday (21/10/19†06980/21/10/2019/BabatundeAtolagbe/ICE/NAN
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Officials of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) are searching for a 4-year-old child who was swept away by a flood.

The rescue team began their search at 38 Fashola street, Papa Asafa, Orile, Agege.

Director-General of LASEMA, Dr Femi Oke-Osanyintolu, confirmed the incident to the publication, saying that the agency received a distress call from a witness.

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According to the eyewitness, the incident reportedly happened around 10 am during the torrential rainfall with attendant heavy flooding.

Meanwhile, Oke-Osanyintolu stated that a response team from the agency had been dispatched immediately.

 

AFRICA DAILY NEWS, NEW YORK

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