Tuesday, July 16, 2019

7 dead, 1 critically injured as building collapses in Jos

The Plateau State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) has said seven people died and one other critically injured from Monday’s building collapse in Jos.

The two-storey building located at Butcher Lane in Jos, belonging to one Rufai Kabiru collapsed on Monday evening.

Junni Bala, SEMA Director of Search and Rescue, who confirmed the casualty figure  today in Jos said the figure may increase.

“That was the figure as at last night. The figure may increase today because we are continuing with the search and rescue operation this morning,” she said.