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5 Rescued, Others Trapped, as Building Collapsed In Abuja


Workers are currently trapped in a three-storey building under construction in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja after it collapsed.


Some other five workers have also been rescued.


According to an eyewitness, the under-construction four bedroom flat is located around Aso Savings Bank in Kubwa village.


The collapse occurred around 11:pm on Thursday, an eyewitness told our correspondent.


Meanwhile, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps disclosed that the incident happened at midnight on Friday.


Newsmen gathered that officials of the National Emergency Management Agency have commenced rescue operations at the scene.


The number of persons trapped in the building or who suffered casualty has yet to be ascertained at the time of filing this report.


Details later…

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