Seven persons have been confirmed dead in a train derailment which occurred on Thursday morning, at the Abbatoir area of Agege, the outskirts of Lagos.
The incident which involved the train that rammed into a trailer on the railway line along Fagba resulted in a multiple crash among trucks and vehicles.
Four persons hanging on the train reportedly died while others sustained injuries.
Three casualties were also recorded in the road crash, which caused a traffic jam on the expressway.
The gridlock extended to the Ogba area of the state.
Confirming the incident, the state’s police spokesman, Olarinde Famous-Cole said that the train rammed into a trailer, injuring many and leaving unconfirmed number of victims feared dead.