One killed, 12 trapped as shopping complex collapses in Abuja

Posted by News Express | 17 August 2018 | 1,597 times

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•Three-storey building collapses, killing one in Abuja

One person has been reportedly killed at the collapse of a three-story building in the Jabi area of Abuja.

The building, a shopping complex, reportedly collapsed at about 1:30pm on Friday, August 17, 2018.

Twelve other persons were said to have been trapped while the site engineer reportedly had his leg broken.

At the time of filing this report, rescue operations were ongoing.

Officials of Federal Capital Territory Fire Service and National Emergency Management Authority (NEMA) are currently at the scene.


Source: News Express

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