Friday, September 19, 2014

3 Dead So Far As Christ Chosen Church of God Building Collapses In Edo State

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A one-storey building in an Edo State church has collapsed today 19th of September, 2014 according to the Nation newspaper. The building owned by Christ Chosen Church of God, located in Egor, was an old building in the church premises, which workers were asked to demolish when unfortunately, it collapsed on them.

According to eyewitnesses, the building housed offices and residences of church officials, but only six people, all construction and casual workers, were trapped in the building. Three were rescued and sustained severe injuries while another three were killed.

Youths in the community after saving people trapped under the rubble, angrily set one of the church buses ablaze. Edo State Commissioner of Police has also confirmed the incident.

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