Train falls off track in Lagos, people trapped


A passenger train veered off the tracks in the Agege, Mangoro area of Lagos in the early hours of Thursday, with casualty figures yet to be ascertained at the time of filing this story.

It was gathered that one of the train coaches fell off the rail track while in motion, causing another coach to derail, trapping the passengers in them.

Though no death was reported at the time of this report, some of the trapped passengers in the train which derailed at Mangoro Bus Stop were reportedly seen struggling to escape through the windows of the affected coaches.

It was also learnt that many passengers were injured in the accident.

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