Building collapses in Abuja, killing 3, injuring 9

One of the victims rescued from the site...Photo:NEMA

UPDATE: NEMA spokesperson, Yushau Shuaibu, said the death toll in the building incident has risen to 3. He said rescuers were still at the scene rummaging through the rubbles to see if there are other trapped victims.  

A building has just collapsed in Dutse Alhaji, an Abuja suburb, killing two people and injuring nine others.

Although details of the incident is still sketchy, the National Emergency Management Agency says rescuers were still at the scene of the incident battling to rescue more trapped victims.

The nine rescued victims have been rushed to hospital, NEMA spokesperson, Yushau Shuaibu, said.

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The Body is bagged and taken off the scene, to the morgue.The Body is bagged and taken off the sceneRescue workers searching for survivorsRescue workers found a bodyIt acme out lifelessOne of the victims rescued from the site...Photo:NEMA


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