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Thursday, 23 May 2019

So Sad!!! One Dead,Three rescued, 10 Trapped, As 4-storey Building Collapses



ONITSHA—Many residents of Ezenwa Street by Ogalanya Junction Onitsha, Anambra State, wailed uncontrollably yesterday, as no fewer than 10 persons were trapped when a four-storey building under construction collapsed, without machine available for rescue operations several hours after the incidentHundreds of people gathered at the scene of the incident as rescue workers and sympathisers struggled to rescue the trapped people, one of who is suspected to be the site engineer.
A source said: “They were working at the site, when suddenly we heard a loud sound as the building collapsed.”After many efforts, two people were rescued by the youths and officials of Operation Clean and Healthy Anambra State, popularly known as OCHA Brigade, who carried out the operations manually.
Reacting, Chairman of Nigerian Red Cross Society, Professor Peter Katchy, who supervised the rescue of the victim, said he has been taken to the intensive care unit of the General Hospital, Onitsha.

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