Pics: Scores dead, others trapped as Synagogue Church building collapses
Many people are reported to have died with several others injured after a 5-storey building located inside the headquarters of the Synagogue Church of All Nations in Ikotun, Lagos collapsed around 2pmthis afternoon.
Many worshipers who lived inside the church building were among those who died while some are believed to still be trapped under the rubble of the collapsed building.
Four ambulance buses have arrived the scene to take the injured to the hospital while the dead ones are being evacuated to the mortuary. Details later...
Update: There are reports that as many as 50 people died this afternoon when the building collapsed. The building is also said to be is reserved for foreigners visiting the church for spiritual help.
Rescue efforts are still ongoing. Policemen from the Ikotun area have barricaded the entire church premises.