Expatriates trapped as 3-storey building collapses in Anambra

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No fewer than 11 persons were trapped under a three-storey building which collapsed in Nnewi, Anambra, Wednesday night.

The building is located in Okpuno, Otolo, in Nnewi North Local Government Area of the state.

According to SP Mohammed Haruna, Police Public Relations Officers (PPRO) who confirmed the incident, the building belongs to one Collins Avoyi.

Haruna said nine of the trapped persons have been rescued and taken to hospital while effort was on to get the remaining two out of the rubbles.

He said the trapped workers included foreign masons from the Republic of Togo.

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