Several People Dead As 8 Storey Building Collapse In Imo State (VIDEO)
There was pandemonium along Musa A’ dua Drive in Owerri Municipal Council Area of Imo State as an 8 storey building under construction collapsed leaving scores injured and a yet to be ascertained number dead.
According reports, some occupants were also trapped in the structure, which collapsed at about 4pm on Thursday.
Fire-fighters and passersby had hectic time trying to rescue some of the occupants.
The Police Public Relations Officer, SP Orlando Ikeokwu told the Nation that some occupants were trapped in the building.
He said the structure is still under construction when it collapsed.
As at the time of filing the report, efforts were still on to rescue some people who were trapped in the building.
Fitalities recorded as 8 storey building collapse in Imo State pic.twitter.com/u4GfLPAC7d
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