Three people have been confirmed dead while nineteen others injured, when a three-storey building under construction collapsed at the Ilasa area of Lagos State.
The collapsed building fell on the adjoining buildings to it, trapping many people.
The building, which is located at 2/4, Richard Abimbola, Off Limca Road, Ire Adri Estate, collapsed around 2 pm.
The National Emergency Management Agency on Thursday said 16 people had been rescued from the rubble of the building.
Rescue operations are ongoing at the building, which was cordoned off by emergency workers.
It is unclear how many people are still trapped in the building.
The injured were said to have been taken to the Ilasa General Hospital.