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TWO DEAD, ONE INJURED IN LAGOS HELICOPTER CRASH

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Two persons, who are yet to be identified, have died and another badly injured after a helicopter crashed into a private building in the Opebi area of Lagos on Friday.

While confirming the incident, the General Manager, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu said that the injured person has been admitted into Intensive Care Unit of the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital.

He said, “The agency received distress calls concerning a privately operated helicopter that crashed into 16A Salvation Road, Opebi, Ikeja and immediately activated the emergency response plan.

“The helicopter was carrying three people, one is in the intensive care unit at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, while the other two were killed on impact and their bodies have been deposited in a mortuary. We are on top of challenges, especially crowd control. The operation is ongoing and updates will follow.”

An aide to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Gboyega Akosile also confirmed the incident via his Twitter handle.

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