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  • Three-storeyed Shopping Complex in Abuja collapses, killing One, trapping Twelve

    Three-storeyed Shopping Complex in Abuja collapses, killing One, trapping Twelve

    A three-storeyed shopping complex under construction collapsed at Jabi area in Abuja on Friday, killing one person and trapping at least ten others, Saharareporters reports.

    The incident occurred at 1:20pm while workers were still at the building, trapping workers, children and food vendors, the news site gathered.

    Rescue operations by officials of the FCT Fire Service and National Emergency Management Authority (NEMA) went on during the time.


    The news site gathered that eight people have been rescued, while one person lost his life. Among those rescued was the site engineer who had his two legs broken.

    It also gathered that the building had been abandoned for 15 years, but contractors were recently mobilised to the site.
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