Nigerian Schoolchildren Trapped in Collapsed Building

Dozens of children are believed trapped inside a collapsed building in Lagos, Nigeria, where hundreds of onlookers gathered to watch a massive rescue attempt. It is unclear how many people are inside the ruins of the three-story building that collapsed about 10 a.m. local time Wednesday. Onlookers said a school with about 100 students was located on the building's top floor. Several children are believed to have been rescued from the debris. Ambulances, fire trucks, and heavy building equipment were standing by to help with the search-and-rescue effort. There was...


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