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Many feared dead, others injured as train collides with BRT in Ikeja, Lagos state (Photos & Videos)

Several passengers were feared dead on Thursday morning as a train and a BRT Bus collided in the Ikeja area of Lagos.

It was gathered that the moving train ran into the BRT Bus at PWD crossing in Ikeja and dragged it to Shogunle area of Lagos.

The number of casualties could not be ascertained at the time of filing this report.

A Twitter user, Gidi, while sharing the video taken from the scene of the incident said, “One minute you’re going to work in a BRT, next minute a train is dragging your bus from ikeja to shogunle. I pray for everyone involved this morning – @seunlopez_ #Lagos”

“A significant number of casualties are anticipated following a collision involving a train and a Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) vehicle. The train collided with the BRT, causing it to be dragged from the Ikeja Along area to Shogunle,” he added.

All efforts to ascertain the number of casualties recorded from the accident at the time of filing this report were unsuccessful. Several calls made to Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, Nigerian Railway Corporation and other relevant agencies were not answered.




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