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Wednesday, 12 August 2015

CURRENT AFFAIRS: Lagos Helicopter Crash: Three Dead Bodies, Three Injured Persons Recovered -

Three dead bodies have as at now been recovered from the carcass of the helicopter that crashed minutes ago a lagoon at the Oworosoki area of Lagos. THISDAY gathered that three persons who sustained varying degrees of injuries were also rescued and rushed to different hospitals for immediate treatment.
However it's yet unclear if the deceased and injured persons were onboard on the helicopter or pedestrians on ground.

The helicopter which crashed behind the King's palace was said to have caused pandemonium as the residents scampered to safety.

Although its still not clear if its a military, commercial or private helicopter that crashed, the South-west Spokesperson for the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Mr. Ibrahim Farinloye, confirmed the casualty rate.

He said even as some of the primary and secondary responders responders are moving, three corpses have been recovered.

He also said two injured persons have been taken to Afolabi Hospital in the area while another injured person was taken to the general hospital.

Speaking to THISDAY he said, "As at now, we don't know the identity of the chopper yet. Search and rescue operations continues."

CREDIT: This DAY Live.

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Ommyl Ibukun

that's a sad one....

Endy Edeson

@ibukun: it's really sad. hope condolense to the dead victims families

Endy Edeson

photo of the dead bodies
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Ommyl Ibukun

kai.... may God console their families....its bin long we heard dis..

Njoku Onyekachi

Hmmmmmm! The same lagoon????? Where is d oba of lagos????

Pat Okafor

May God have mercy

Endy Edeson

@njoku: that's why we should all be careful of what we say and do. now People are calling out OBA due to his unnecessary utterances in the past on Lagos lagoon and the igbos


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