Seven Drown In Lagos


Not less than seven persons have lost their lives to accidental drowning in different parts of Lagos State this week.

According to the state Police Public Relations Officer, Benjamin Hundeyin, the incidents were recorded at hotel swimming pools, a beach, and the Third Mainland Bridge.

He explained on Friday that: “This week alone, seven people drowned in hotel, swimming pools and beach. Two in one hotel in Mushin, One in one hotel on the Island, One on Ibeshe Island, Two fell off Third Mainland Bridge in an accident, another one in one hotel in Shasha.”

Two passengers reportedly fell into the lagoon on Wednesday after a commercial bus crashed on the Third Mainland Bridge in the state.