Many people have been feared dead when a storey-building under construction along Musa Yar’dua Drive in Owerri Municipal Council Area of Imo State collapsed.
Eyewitnesses said some occupants were also trapped in the building, which collapsed at about 4pm on Thursday.
Fire-fighters and passersby had hectic time trying to rescue some of the occupants.
The Police Public Relations Officer, SP Orlando Ikeokwu told the Nation that some occupants were trapped in the building.
He said the building is still under construction when it collapsed.
As at the time of filing the report, efforts were still on to rescue some people who were trapped in the building.