SIX bodies have been recovered from the three-storey building under construction that collapsed at 62, Odo Street, Obalende, Lagos Island.
The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency which confirmed the development said the bodies have been handed over to the Lagos State Environmental Health Monitoring Unit (SEHMU) while several others are seriously injured.
Ten others equally sustained minor injuries during the incident, while all the fatalities include one woman and five men, the agency added.
According to LASEMA, the cause of the collapse is yet to be ascertained, but efforts are presently ongoing by responders to save the lives of others who might be under the rubbles.
As at the time of this report, LASEMA added that as a total of eight persons (all males) have been rescued and are being attended to at the hospital by LASEMA Paramedics for further medical attention at Lagos Island General hospital.
They also urged residents to remain calm and keep away from the area.