[Photos]: Many children feared dead as school building collapses in Lagos Island

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Parents of some children of a private school at Ita Faji, Lagos Island, are in tears after the school’s building collapsed on Wednesday, at about 10 am.

The school which was situated on the last floor of a 3-storey building, suddenly collapsed trapping many kids in it.

Prince Adams, a resident of the area who reported the issue to newsmen said at least 10 pupils had been successfully evacuated from the rubble so far.

“It is terrible. Parents are crying. I can’t withstand the gorry sight,” he added.

Kehinde Adebayo, spokesperson for the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, while confirming the sad incident said emergency officials were working to ensure all the kids in the collapsed building are evacuated.

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