Building collapse in Anambra claimed one life, while nine others were injured.

The building that caved-in in Otolo-Nnewi Anambra state involved 10 individual in which one actually gave up the ghost. The incident which occurred on Wednesday injured 9people but the remaining one was recently confirmed dead.

According to SP Mohammed Haruna, Police Public Relations Officers (PPRO) who confirmed the incident said the three storey building belonging to one Mr Avoyi Collins ‘m’ collapsed at Okpuno Otolo in Nnewi North LGA of Anambra State.

Mohammed said nine of the trapped persons have been rescued and taken to hospital while effort was on to get the remaining two out of the rubbles. He said the trapped workers included foreign masons from the Republic of Togo.

“So far, nine of them were rescued alive from the collapsed building while efforts are ongoing to rescue two others who are still trapped inside the debris.

“Meanwhile, the rescued victims were rushed to the Community Health Center, Okpuno for medical attention and investigation is ongoing to ascertain circumstances surrounding the incident,” he said