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Tuesday, 25 April 2017

Man rescued alive from a 160ft well in Lagos

Man rescued alive from a 160ft well in Lagos

Tragedy was averted Tuesday morning when a 45-year old man was evacuated from a well. The incident occurred around 6.35 a.m. at No. 38 Kujore Street Ojota, Lagos.


Sources said the man was found inside the 160ft well, but the process leading to the event could not be ascertained. Officials of the Lagos State Fire Service, LASEMA Response Team and other emergency responders, however, responded to the situation and rescued him alive.

However, he sustained a right femoral fracture and left knee joint dislocation, sources said. He has been moved to the hospital for further treatment.

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