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Three school pupils were on Monday morning killed in an accident in the Ikota area of Victoria Garden City (VGC), Lagos.
Eyewitness said several pupils were knocked down while trying to cross the road. They were reportedly on their way to a school located within the area.
However, three of them died as a result of injuries sustained in the accident.
The remaining victims were rushed rushed to the hospital by policemen present at the scene of the incident.
Following the incident, a fracas erupted among some residents of the area, this led to sporadic shooting by security personnel to disperse the raging residents.
As at the time of filing this report, both vehicular and human movement around the area had been restricted.