Many feared dead as truck crushes pupils in Lagos

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    pupils in Lagos
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    Several pupils have been crushed to death by a hit-and-run truck driver along Ogunusi Road, Grammar School bus stop, Lagos State.

    It was learnt that the pupils were going home after closing time and wanted to cross the road when the truck ran over them.

    The driver was reportedly chased to the Ogba area where he was arrested.

    “I have never witnessed such a terrible scene in my life. I saw about 15 pupils lying lifeless on the floor. The incident occurred around 2 pm,” a commercial motorcyclist told our correspondent.

    Several pupils have been crushed to death by a hit-and-run truck driver along Ogunusi Road, Grammar School bus stop, Lagos State.

    It was learnt that the pupils were going home after closing time and wanted to cross the road when the truck ran over them.

    The driver was reportedly chased to the Ogba area where he was arrested.

    “I have never witnessed such a terrible scene in my life. I saw about 15 pupils lying lifeless on the floor. The incident occurred around 2 pm,” a commercial motorcyclist told our correspondent.

    Riot has broken out as a result of the incident as policemen fired tear gas canisters to disperse the crowd.

    Riot has broken out as a result of the incident as policemen fired tear gas canisters to disperse the crowd.

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