A stampede at the Comfort Life Mission International Church in Lagos has claimed the life of a five-year-old girl.
According to reports, the unfortunate incident took place on Thursday and was confirmed by the spokesperson for the Police Command in Lagos, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, on Friday.
He disclosed that it happened at 11 am at the church premises at 13/15, Ewenla Street, Pab Bus stop, Ikotun, Lagos.
"The police received a report that there was stamped 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.
“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 stated.