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Three injured as building collapses in Abuja

By Favour Nnaubgwu

An uncompleted storey building Wednesday morning collapsed in Apo Mechanic Village of Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory, FCT.

Though there were no lives lost but three men who were working at the site were seriously injured having been trapped in the rubble before they were rescued out and taken to the National Hospital in Abuja.

Spokesperson of National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Yushua Shuaib confirmed that three people were involved in the incident and had been taken to the National Hospital Abuja where they are receiving treatment.

An eyewitness, Paul Nwankwo who said he had envisioned the collapse from the way the building was being rushed and the quality of materials used, narrated that the building collapsed at about 7am when some people were working on it.

He said he was at a local eatery having breakfast when he heard a loud sound and rushed out to find that the building had collapsed.


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