Abuja Building Collapse: 2 dead bodies evacuated from debris


The collapsed building

Two construction workers trapped in a four-storey building that collapsed in Gwarinpa Estate in Nigeria’s Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, have been found dead by rescue workers.

The Director General of the FCT Emergency Management Agency, Mr Abbas Idris, told Channels Television that the deceased were brought out of the rubble fatally injured.

Two out of the six other victims, who were earlier rescued, have been treated and discharged from the hospital.

Rescue workers had started search minutes after the building caved in and continued the search through the night to a second day for the two construction workers trapped in the rubble.

The six rescued persons were brought out on Monday.

After an all-day evacuation of the debris, emergency officials discovered bodies of the two workers late Tuesday evening.

The removal of the two bodies brought the massive…

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