Two drowned in Baracuda beach.

Two drowned in Baracuda beach.
Two persons have been confirmed drowned while trying to rescue someone from drowning at Baracuda beach, Abraham Adesanya, in Ajah area of Lagos State.

The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) confirmed that two adult male while trying to rescue another adult male from drowning before the high tide of the ocean,  unfortunately  drowned in the lagoon.

Permanent Secretary, LASEMA, Dr Olufemi Damilola Oke-Osanyintolu, in a statement said: “The agency responded to distress calls concerning an incident at the above location.

“On arrival at the scene of the incident it was reported that two beachgoers had drowned.


“Further investigation revealed that two adult males died during a failed rescue attempt of the third adult male.

“The life guard stationed at the beach reported that the victims had ventured beyond the red line. Solo rescue is prohibited beyond these limits; which is why he was unable to attempt it.

However, the agency’s LRT and Paramedics are on ground.

“Search and rescue operation  are ongoing at the scene, he added.

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