Fallen tanker kills two women in Lagos

Two persons have been killed by a 40foot container which fell at the Ijesha area of Lagos state.

Director General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu,made this known to journalists.

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He said Emergency responders have taken the driver of the vehicle to a nearby hospital.

Mr Oke-Osanyintolu also said the remains of the two adult females who died have been taken to the mortuary.

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Meanwhile, the Federal Road Safety Corps has launched Operation Scorpion II, to arrest and prosecute drivers of articulated trucks, with unlatched containers.

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