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5 dead, 3 rescued alive as container falls on fully loaded bus in Lagos (photos)

5 dead, 3 rescued alive as container falls on fully loaded bus in Lagos (photos)

- No less than five people have lost their lives in an early morning accident after a truck fell on a bus

- Three persons were rescued alive and were taken to the hospital

- The passengers were reportedly on their way back from a vigil

Report just reaching NAIJ.com indicates that 5 people have been killed after a fully loaded container fell on a commercial bus in Ojota area of Lagos.

Three people have been rescued from the wreckage by Lagos State Emergency Management Agency officials which occurred on early Saturday, July 8.

The occupants of the bus were returning from the monthly vigil at the Redeemed Christian Church of God headquarters on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, The Punch reports.

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5 dead, 3 rescued alive as container falls on 2 buses in Lagos (photos)

5 dead as loaded container (cargo truck) falls on commercial bus Photo source: Twitter, Ohi Odiai

5 dead, 3 rescued alive as container falls on 2 buses in Lagos (photos)

5 dead as loaded container (cargo truck) falls on commercial bus Photo source: Twitter, Ohi Odiai

5 dead, 3 rescued alive as container falls on 2 buses in Lagos (photos)

5 dead as loaded container (cargo truck) falls on commercial bus Photo source: Twitter, Ohi Odiai

5 dead, 3 rescued alive as container falls on 2 buses in Lagos (photos)

Lagos State Emergency Management Agency officials rescuing passengers Photo source: Twitter, Ohi Odiai

5 dead, 3 rescued alive as container falls on 2 buses in Lagos (photos)

Lagos State Emergency Management Agency officials rescuing passengers Photo source: Twitter, Ohi Odiai

5 dead, 3 rescued alive as container falls on 2 buses in Lagos (photos)

Lagos State Emergency Management Agency officials rescuing passengers Photo source: Twitter, Ohi Odiai

5 dead, 3 rescued alive as container falls on 2 buses in Lagos (photos)

Lagos State Emergency Management Agency officials rescuing passengers Photo source: Twitter, Ohi Odiai

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5 dead, 3 rescued alive as container falls on 2 buses in Lagos (photos)

Lagos State Emergency Management Agency officials attending to a passenger Photo source: Twitter, Ohi Odiai

NAIJ.com earlier reported that a pregnant woman and one other passenger died following an accident involving a commercial vehicle, popularly called danfo in Lagos state, with the registration number, KTW 479 XQ.

The bus was descending a slope in the Maryland bridge in the afternoon of Saturday, April 8 when it suddenly somersaulted leaving the two women completely burnt while four other occupants of the bus sustained injuries.

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