By John Mkom, Jalingo

Wind storm accompanied with heavy rain blew down a network Mast which fell on a Restaurant building in Jalingo, Taraba state capital, killing four persons including an official driver to the state commissioner and three girls identified as workers in the Restaurant.

The wind storm also killed a man from Maadasa an area in Jalingo. Their body was brought into a Specialist Hospital Mortuary by the relatives at the time Vanguard was in the Hospital to ascertain the level of casualties caused by the rain.

The rain which started at about 6:19 am in Jalingo on Saturday also brought down a Chapel.

Rev. Father Potianus Jafla who was presiding over a mass with seven other students got injured and was taken to Federal Medical Centre Jalingo.

As at the time of the report, Potianus who got a deep cut on his head was discharged along with a student was discharged while six others were still receiving treatment in hospital.

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