Chaos broke out in the Oba Akran Ikeja neighbourhood of Lagos State when an unidentified chopper crashed into a structure and caught fire.
The event had place near the United Bank for Africa and AP Filling Station in Oba Akran.
Witnesses report that the incident took place about 3.30 p.m.
The survival of the helicopter’s pilots was unknown as of the time of publication. As first responders continue their rescue efforts, it is unclear if there are any other casualties.
Men from the Lagos Fire and Rescue Service are being awaited for additional emergency operations to stabilise the situation.