Again collapse building bury 5 in Imo .. 2 year old died in rubble reports that rarely few days Owerri the state capital of Imo witnessed a simultaneous collapse of building,another yet collapsed at Egbu road,Owerri road at the early hours 3 am yesterday burying four and leaving six others in critical conditions. According to eye witnesses to the incident which occurred directly opposite the state area command and Fire service station, the building fell while occupants of the building were asleep.
Although details of the cause of the collapse could not be ascertained as the time of this report,but close residents of the area who do not want their name in print alleged that the building was built with substandard materials.
One of the source said "the owner of the building is a veterinary doctor,the building was built with cheap materials,and by petty roadside builders,this is the major reason I can tell led to its collapse"
While narrating the incident he said " briclayers that were working close to the site,heard the loud noise of the collapse and quickly hurried to the scene. They dug out one lifeless body before they brought their excavator around 9 30 am .
The source further narrated that the rescue team with the help of the excavator were able to excavate four more lifeless bodies and six seriously injured victims.
Among those removed from the rubles dead according to the witness include   two children 2 and years old while the other identified bodies were a mason and an automobile technician
The State Police Commissioner ,Chris Ezike,however has confirmed that four victims of the incident has died so far while six were rescued alive,assuring that investigation into the collapse is still ongoing.
On his own part,the State Governor,Rochas who dashed to the scene almost wept at the sight of the building and has ordered,the immediate arrest of those involved. He said "the owner should be queried and brought to book,we can no longer tolerate these in our dare state"
Odogwu Media reliably gathered that the collapsed building,a two story building was used as a residential building from the first and second floor,while the ground floor serves as a business premises.
  It revealed authoritatively that the incident leads to six with over twenty deaths recoorded in a spate of 45 days,all incident occurring at Owerri.
Again collapse building bury 5 in Imo .. 2 year old died in rubble Again collapse building bury 5 in Imo  .. 2 year old died in rubble Reviewed by Odogwu Emeka Odogwu on Sunday, August 13, 2017 Rating: 5

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