Col­lapsed build­ing kills 4 in Imo

Daily Trust - - NEWS -

Four oc­cu­pants of a two storey build­ing on Fire Ser­vice/ Mbaise Road died af­ter the build­ing col­lapsed at the early hour on Sun­day.

Five other oc­cu­pants of the build­ing were, how­ever, res­cued but they sus­tained var­i­ous de­grees of in­juries.

The Co­or­di­na­tor of Ow­erri Op­er­a­tions, Na­tional Emer­gency Man­age­ment Agency (NEMA), Mr Evans Ugoh, who con­firmed the ca­su­al­ties to News Agency of Nige­ria (NAN), said res­cues op­er­a­tion was on­go­ing.

“We have been able to res­cue five peo­ple while four have been con­firmed dead, but we are still on to see if there are oth­ers trapped in the build­ing,” he said. (NAN)

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