WATCH: 'Everybody had to run for their lives'

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In this image taken from video rescue workers and emergency teams work at the scene of a building collapse in Lagos, Nigeria. (AP)
In this image taken from video rescue workers and emergency teams work at the scene of a building collapse in Lagos, Nigeria. (AP)

Eyewitnesses describe their terror as a building containing a school collapsed in Lagos, Nigeria.

Building collapses are all too common in Nigeria, where new construction often goes up without regulatory oversight. 

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