A train has derailed in a Lagos State community, reportedly leaving many people dead and causing serious stir in the area.
A cross section of holiday makers boarding the free train ride organized by the State government of Osun from Ido Terminus of the Railway corporation of Nigeria, Lagos State
According to a Vanguard report, several persons may have been feared dead at Abbatoir area of Agege outskirts of Lagos when a train derailed this morning.
Lagos State police spokesman, Olarinde Famous-Cole who confirmed the incident noted that the train also rammed into a Trailer, injuring many and leaving unconfirmed number of victims feared dead.
According to Famous-Cole who confirmed the incident in a telephone call, “We just got the information. Our policemen and those attached to the railway command are in control of the situation. I cannot confirm any death, but i can tell you that some persons were injured.
“We shall be able to furnish you with details later please.”