Two persons have been confirmed dead after a stampede by worshippers at the Comfort Life Mission International Church, Lagos, on Thursday 19th, 2022.
The Lagos State Police Spokesperson SP Benjamin Hundeyin told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the incident occurred at about 11.00 a.m. on Thursday, at the church, located on 13/15, Ewenla Street, Pab Bus stop, Ikotun, Lagos.
“The police received a report that there was a stampede during their congregational service at the church on Thursday.
“As a result of the stampede, five persons slumped and were rushed to Isolo General Hospital, for treatment.
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“A woman of about 45 years old and a 5-year-old girl, whose identities and address are unknown, died.
“The scene has been visited, corpses deposited at Mainland General Hospital mortuary, Yaba, for preservation, investigation in progress,” he said.