Onitsha Building collapse kill 6 including Site Engineer

A building which collapsed at Ezenwa Street Onitsha, Anambra state yesterday afternoon Wednesday, May 22nd, may have left six persons dead.

An eyewitnesses to the disaster revealed that the Four-storey building which was under construction, collapsed at about 2pm with many of the artisans working in the construction site trapped inside the rubble.

The cause of the collapse might not be unconnected with the weak building materials used for the construction.

Seven persons have been rescued alive from the rubble while the remaining six, including the contractor, were still entrapped in the rubble.

Report say some of the men trapped in the collapsed building are still answering their phones as efforts are being made to rescue everyone alive.



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