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Two People Dead, Many Others Injured As Train Rams Into Lagos Staff Bus [Photos/Video]



Two people have been confirmed dead and many others injured after a train crashed a Lagos state government staff bus in the Shogunle area of Oshodi.

Two People Dead, Many Others Injured As Train Rams Into Lagos Staff Bus [Photos/Video]

It was gathered that the bus was attempting to cross the rail track on Thursday morning when an oncoming train rammed into it and dragged `the vehicle from Shogunle to the PWD area of Ikeja.

The Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) confirmed that several passengers were injured in the bus which was conveying staff of the Lagos state government to the office.

“Report confirmed there are casualties and effort is on to rescue victims to the nearest hospital,” LASTMA said, adding that officials are on the scene to “do the needful”.

Ibrahim Farinloye, a spokesperson for the National Emergency Management Agency in Lagos, told Channels TV that two female staff of the state government died in the accident.

“The state government staff bus was trying to cross the PWD/Sogunle rail crossing while the train coming into Lagos from Abeokuta trapped the bus on its rail,” he said.

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KanyiDaily had also reported how many passengers were left stranded on Friday when the Abuja-Kaduna train derailed at Kubwa.

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