Many feared dead as three-storey building collapses in Jos

A three-storey building on Monday collapsed in Jos, the Plateau State capital with many trapped under the wreckage.

The residential building located at Seriki Street in the state capital was said to have caved in around 4:30 p.m.

Some occupants of the building said to have been completed a few years ago were believed to be inside, when it suddenly came down, raising fears about their safety.

According to Punch, The State Chairman of the Action Democratic Congress, Mr Sabiu Musa, who resides close to the building on Monday said rescue workers had arrived the scene and were working to save those trapped in the collapsed building.

Musa said, “We just had an unfortunate incident on our street where a three-storey building collapsed. Some people were inside the building when it came down and I don’t know if they are still alive or dead.

“But right now, people have arrived in the area and are making efforts to rescue those trapped in the building.”

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