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High Tension Wire Fell As 6 Worshipers Got Electrocuted In Lagos

Six worshipers have been electrocuted during a church service in Lagos State.

According to reports, the tragic incident happened in the early hours of the day when a high tension electric wire suddenly snapped and fell on church members during church service.

At about 7.15 am in the early hours of Sunday at El-‘Adonai Evangelical Ministry,18 Jibowu Road, Agbe Road, U-turn Abule Egba area of Lagos the six people died on the spot as a result of the electrocution.

An eyewitness account says the incident involved a high tension connecting the Cherubim and Seraphim, C&S Church’s flag pole.

Meanwhile, men of Nigeria Police Force (NPF) Agege, the fire station of Lagos State Fire Service have responded to the incident and battled to rescue some residents in the area and secured properties in the area.

The director of state fire service, Mrs. Adeseye Margaret, confirmed the incident but said she could not ascertain the number of deaths recorded in the tragic occurrence.

According to her, some of the victims were still unconscious.

The corpses of the victims had been deposited in a mortuary in Yaba.

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