Abuja - Seven people were killed when a building under construction collapsed in Umuahia in the Abia state capital. Efforts by the Red Cross Society and other rescue operations are on-going to rescue people trapped in the building that is situated at the Agbama Housing Estate. This is the latest in a series of recent incidents of buildings collapsing worldwide. There was no immediate comment from the officials attending the scene.
Last week, several people were killed when a church building collapsed in Lagos.