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Breaking: Scores injured as train crushes Lagos govt staff bus (Video)

A passenger train has crushed a Lagos state government BRT staff bus at PWD junction, Ikeja area of the state on Thursday.

The train was coming from Agege and met a BRT vehicle with the Lagos state government workers on board crossing the rail to link Ikeja GRA, one of the sympathisers said.

It was uncertain the number of casualties but the BRT bus was smeared with the fresh blood of victims.

An unspecified number of people have been injured after a passenger train crushed a Lagos State Government staff bus at PWD area of the state.

The incident happened around past 7am on Thursday.

The spokesperson for the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, Taofiq Adebayo, said rescue operation was ongoing.

“The accident recorded many casualties as the bus is fully loaded with govt staff going to office this morning.”

The accident has caused a gridlock on the Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway from for motorists coming from Oshodi around Shogunle to Ikeja-Along.

Details soon.

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