Abuja building collapse leaves two dead, many trapped
A two-storey building collapsed in the early hours of Thursday in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital, trapping many residents under the rubble.
The incident occurred at Lagos Street, Garki village area of Garki, a densely populated neighbourhood.
Rescue workers from the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), the Federal Capital Territory Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and other agencies are currently at the scene
According to a social media post by Ikharo Attah, an aide to former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Mohammed Bello, 37 persons have so far been evacuated to Hospit
Attah confirmed that two persons have died as a result of the collapse. He said one of the deceased was a pregnant woman who was about to deliver her baby.