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Nigeria School Collapse

At least eight people were killed when a three-story building housing a school collapsed Wednesday morning in Lagos

March 14, 2019

Emergency workers attend the scene of a collapsed building in Lagos, Nigeria. Search and rescue work continues in Nigeria a day after a building containing a school collapsed with scores of children said to be inside. A National Emergency Management Agency spokesman late Wednesday said 37 people had been pulled out alive, with eight bodies recovered from the ruins. An unknown number remain missing.

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Local people attend the scene after a building collapsed in Lagos, Nigeria.

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Government officials from Standard Organisation of Nigeria examine materials used in constructing the building that collapsed in Lagos, Nigeria.

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A child is rescued from the rubble of a collapsed building in Lagos, Nigeria. Rescue efforts are underway in Nigeria after a three-storey school building collapsed while classes were in session, with some scores of children thought to be inside at the time.

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Emergency services attend the scene after a building collapsed in Lagos, Nigeria.

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A child is recovered from the rubble of a collapsed building in Lagos, Nigeria.

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In this image taken from video, people help a child after he was rescued from the scene of a building collapse in Lagos, Nigeria.

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A child is rescued from the rubble of a collapsed building in Lagos, Nigeria.

AP Photo/Sunday Alamba

A child is rescued from the rubble of a collapsed building in Lagos, Nigeria.

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People gather at the scene of a collapsed building in Lagos, Nigeria.

AP Photo/Sunday Alamba

Emergency workers attend the scene after a building collapsed in Lagos, Nigeria. Rescue efforts are underway in Nigeria after a three-story school building collapsed while classes were in session, with some scores of children thought to be inside at the time.

AP Photo/Sunday Alamba

Emergency workers attend the scene after a building collapsed in Lagos, Nigeria.

AP Photo/Sunday Alamba

Emergency workers attend the scene after a building collapsed in Lagos, Nigeria.

AP Photo/Sunday Alamba

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