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Death Toll From Ikoyi Building Collapse Rises To 38

No fewer than 38 bodies have been so far retrieved from the rubble of the 21-storey building which collapsed on Monday, November 1.

The ugly development is disclosed in an update by the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA.

The high-rise building in Ikoyi collapsed around 2 pm with workers inside but nine persons have been rescued.

According to NEMA, two male bodies were recovered in the last 10 minutes which brings the number of casualties to 38.

Of the bodies retrieved from the rubble, 35 are males and three are females, while the survivors are one male and eight females.

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