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Building Collapse:37 Rescued, 2 Fatally Injured. Rescue Efforts Ongoing .

Rescue efforts are on going as search for more victims intensify at the scene of the building collapse at Lagos Street,Garki Village opposite the Garki police station in the FCT.

A combined team of the FCT Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Federal Road Safety Corps,(FRSC),FCT Police Command and the VIO are on ground to carryout the rescue efforts.

The two storey building which serve both residential and commercial purposes collapsed on Wednesday night.

37 persons were rescued alive , while 2 othere were fatally injured .

Meanwhile ,FEMA Search and Rescue team are awaiting excavators to intensify the search to ensure that no victim is left in the rubble of the collapsed building.

Nkechi Isa
Head,Public Affairs
August 24th,2023.

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