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Two-storey Building Collapses In Ogidi, Anambra, 7 Feared Dead .




Seven persons were feared killed on Wednesday as a two-storey building 
collapsed at Ogidi, near Onitsha.

A source said three persons died on the spot while four 
died on the way to 
the hospital.Many others sustained varied degrees of injuries.

The two-storey building, which was still under construction at 
Ikenga Ndiagu village, Ogidi in Idemili North Local government Area 
of the state, trapped some workers when it collapsed.

The building which was at the second floor stage, collapsed at about 4:30p.m.

The copses of the victims were moved to the Iyi-Enu Mission 
Hospital Morgue, Ogidi, while those who sustained injuries 
were admitted at intensive care unit of the hospital.

As of the time of filing this report, rescue teams were still 
battling to rescue some workers believed to be trapped.

It was gathered that the owner of the building was helping 
the police with investigation into the incident.

He was said to have been inspecting work at the second floor 
of the building when it collapsed and was treated for minor injuries 
before finding himself in the police custody.

Efforts to reach the Divisional Police Officer at Ogidi, Hassan Musa 
(CSP), were not successful.




Source: Nairaland 

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