Many feared dead in Lagos railway, road crashes

Many feared dead in Lagos railway, road crashesMany people are feared dead in two crashes on the Kara axis of Lagos-Ibadan Expressway and the Abattoir area of Lagos State following two fatal crashes Thursday morning.

Witnesses said that at Kara, there was a fatal accident involving some vehicles and a truck. At the abattoir end of Lagos, a train derailed from the railway line and ran into people, injuring scores of roadside commuters and traders.

The head of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Adesina Tiamiyu, confirmed the incidents.

Rescue efforts are ongoing on the sites of both crashes at time of this report.

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