An eight-storey building has collapsed at Yar’Adua drive, New Owerri area of Imo state, leaving at least one dead and several others trapped.
The eight-storey building which was still under construction before it collapsed is located opposite the Lord’s Chosen Church.
The cause of the collapse has not been ascertained at the time of this report. However, some police officers arrived at the scene and doing their best to get a rescue team to possibly save those trapped in the debris.
Eyewitness confirmed that one of those trapped in the building called his wife and sister to get help for them.. are working in different departments I can’t count the actual number.
During an interview with one of the Eyewithness he said, ” We are many. We may be up to 40 in number. They have taken five people to the hospital. They were badly injured.”
Another survivor, who goes with the name Ike, “We are up to 20 in number, we have those mixing cement. We have those pouring cement. There are plenty of people. We pray that God will help them come out alive.”
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May God have….