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Pregnant lady, two others die as train rams into bus

Tragedy struck in the early hours of  Wednesday as a pregnant lady and two others were killed, even as two others were also injured in Lagos after an Iddo-bound passenger train crushed a J5 bus with number plate XE 899 FGG at a train crossing at Ikeja.

The commercial bus with Reg. No. XE 899 FGG, was said to be going to Enugu from Oshodi, Lagos, according to eyewitness reports.

The incident occurred at about 6:45am.

It was learnt that the bodies were deposited at the morgue of the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), Ikeja by policemen from a nearby police station.

The Assistant Director, Public Relations, Nigerian Railway Corporation, Mr. David Ndakotsu, confirmed the incident and expressed worry about the unwillingness of motorists and pedestrians to stop for oncoming trains

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