Africa

  • Rescue workers carry a survivor from the rubble of a building under construction which collapsed in Lagos, Nigeria, Nov, 4. 2013. 
  • An emergency official watches an excavator dig through the rubble of a collapsed building in the Victoria Island district of Lagos, Nov. 5, 2013. 
  • Police officers, rescue workers and onlookers gather near the site of a building under construction which collapsed in Lagos, Nigeria, Nov, 4. 2013. 
  • Rescue workers carry a survivor from the rubble of a building under construction which collapsed in Lagos, Nigeria, Nov, 4. 2013. 
  •  Emergency officials said casualty figures from the incident were unclear as they continued their search for survivors of the collapsed building, Lagos, Nigeria, Monday, Nov, 4. 2013.

Lagos, Nigeria building collapse

Published November 05, 2013

A four-story building collapsed in Nigeria's commercial capital of Lagos on November 4, killing at least four construction workers, according to the Red Cross. Witnesses said that about 50 workers were trapped inside the rubble.


You May Like

Obama: Alaskans Feel Signs of Climate Change

They're seeing bigger storm surges as sea ice melts, more wildfires, erosion of glaciers, shorelines More

1855 Slave Brochure Starkly Details Sale of Black Americans

Document lists entire families that were up for sale in New Orleans, offering graphic insight into the slavery trade More

Katrina Brought Enduring Changes to New Orleans

The city’s recovery is the result of the people and culture the city is famous for, as well as newcomers and start-up industries More