Anambra Collapsed Building: Woman, baby and others trapped

Reports say that a woman has died, while her six-month-old baby was removed alive from the debris of a building that collapsed in the outskirt of Onitsha, Anambra State, on Sunday.

Those who were around during the incident report that the one-storey building crumbled about 4:00 pm, killing the woman instantly, while several others sustained varying degrees of injury.

Those present at the scene of the incident say that the scene was kept away from access by members of the public to prevent any destruction by hoodlums while investigation is ongoing.

Those who lost their lives in the collapsed building have been taken to a nearby mortuary while those rescued alive have been conveyed to hospitals around to enable them to get proper treatment.

The name of one of the victims of the collapsed building who eventually died was not made public She was however, reported to be 40 years old at the time she died.

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