By Anayo Okoli

UMUAHIA – Seven persons were feared dead when a building under construction in Agbama area of Umuahia, the capital of Abia State collapsed yesterday night at about 8 o’clock.

It was gathered that an unspecified number of people are still trapped in the rubble as the Red Cross, a construction firm and security agencies are currently involved in rescue exercise.

Sympathisers and rescue workers at 4, Mogaji Lane off Johnson Street, behind SCOA Building, Idumota, Lagos where a four-storey building collapsed, Tuesday night.  10 persons were killed in the collapsed structure while several others remained trapped in it yesterday. Photo: Bunmi Azeez
File photo: Collapsed building.

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