2 trapped, 9 rescued as building collapses in Anambra

Scene of the incident
Two persons were trapped, while nine others were been rescued from the rubbles of a story building which collapsed in Anambra State in the early hours of Thursday.

According to a statement issued by the Police, the three-story building belonging to one Mr. Avoyi Collins ‘m’ collapsed at Okpuno Otolo in Nnewi Local Government Area of the state at about 5:20 am.

Following a distress call from a vigilante group in Okpuno, patrol teams led by the Area Commander, Nnewi, Acp Nnanna Ama, rushed to the scene and cordoned off the area to prevent looters from taking advantage of the situation to rob. 

According to the police, with the help of other volunteers, the nine persons were rescued alive, while two others were still trapped at the time.

The rescued victims were immediately rushed to the community health Center for medical examination.
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