Many trapped under a collapsed building in Abuja




A four storey building under construction collapsed on Thursday morning, February 2 at Gwarinpa 7th Avenue in Abuja.

It was discovered that many were trapped under the collapsed building.


The cause of the collapse has not yet been ascertained as details of the incidence were not clear. Although, some sources said some dead bodies were recovered


Officials of The Federal Capital Territory Emergency Management Agency, Federal Fire Service, , Police, other agencies and locals were present at the scene to offer assistance.


Mrs Florence Wenegieme, Acting Director, Forecasting, Response and Mitigation, FCT Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), who confirmed the incident said her team had rescued six persons.

She said, “The six persons we rescued have been taken to Gwarimpa General Hospital. We are working to rescue more victims”.


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