Many Trapped, Several Injured As Train Derails In Lagos

By Kkayode Olarewaju

Several passengers are said  to have been injured following a train accident at the Mongoro area of Ikeja, Lagos.

Eyewitnesses said one of the train coaches fell -off the rail track while in motion, causing another coach to derail, trapping the passengers in them.

According to them,some of the trapped passengers were seen struggling to escape through the windows of the affected coaches.

Although no deaths had been reported.