BREAKING: Two people confirmed dead in Lagos helicopter crash

(Lagos-Nigeria) – A yet-to-be-identified helicopter has crashed in the Opebi area of Lagos State.

According to a report by punch newspaper. It was gathered that the copter dropped from the sky around 12 noon at the Salvation Bus Stop in Opebi.

A statement by the chief press secretary to the Lagos State governor, Gboyega Akosile said:

“There’s been a helicopter crash in a private house at Opebi area of Lagos. Two people confirmed dead, 1 person badly wounded and has been taken to the hospital. The dead bodies have been deposited at the mortuary.
The Lagos State Emergency services are on ground.”

Public Relations Officer of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Nosa Okunbor, confirmed the incident to our correspondent in a telephone conversation.

“Yes, it just happened. The helicopter crashed in Opebi around 12pm. LASEMA operatives are on our way to the incident site. I’ll give you more updates,” he said.