PhotoNews: Four dead as two storey building collapses in Abuja

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A two story building under construction early this morning in Abuja

collapsed killing four people and injured ten others. The building

which collapsed at about 3.00am was located at Dutse Power Line, near

Living Faith Church. Rescue operation was in progress as at time of

this story as many people were trapped in the building . Officials of

NEMA, Fire Fighters and Civil Defense Corps and FRSC arrived the scene

of the incident around 7.00am which made the victims suffocated death

as help could not reach them .Over ten people believed to be workers

and Okada Riders who used the building as  shelter were rescued alive

from the rubbles of the building .

It took timely intervention of a Dantata and Sawoe ,a construction

company who mobilized their excavators and bulldozers to the scene of

the incident to rescue the victims . According to an eye witness who

craved anonymity said that all of the victims would have been rescued

alive if the rescued team arrived on time.

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