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UPDATE: Death Toll From Lagos Train Accident Now Six

Six people have been confirmed dead from the accident involving a train and a Lagos state staff bus.

Gatekeepers News reports that the accident took place on Thursday morning between the Shogunle and Ikeja axis when the staff bus veered into the rail track and was crushed by an oncoming train.

Many passengers were injured in the accident and some were taken to the trauma centre of the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH).

Two peoples were confirmed dead at the spot, while the state’s governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu while speaking with journalists at LASUTH, said four of the victims were confirmed dead at the hospital.

The governor said blood donors are needed for the victims while he called on Lagos residents to come to their aid.

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