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Incredible! Commercial bus collides with train in Lagos

Two persons were killed on Friday in Lagos after a commercial bus collided with a train at Odejobi junction on the Old Abeokuta road.

The passengers who died were allegedly hanging on top the train

Witnesses told that the passenger train collided with a parked commercial bus, forcing three hanging passengers to fall off the moving train at crossing at Pen Cinema, Iju Road.

According to the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), one adult sustained injuries and was transferred to Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH).

He added that those who lost their lives had been taken to the mortuary by the State Environmental Health Monitoring Unit (SHEMU).

Adesina Tiamiyu, general manager of LASEMA, advised people to consider safety before boarding train and also desist from hanging on moving train to avoid unnecessary loss of lives.

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