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General News of Sunday, 12 September 2021


Two die as church building collapses during service in Taraba

The collapsed church building The collapsed church building

No fewer than two persons have been confirmed dead after a building belonging to the Holy Ghost Church in Abeda Pave Community, Chachanji Ward in Takum Local Council in Taraba state collapsed during an ongoing church service on Saturday, September 11.

According to reports, the building collapsed following a heavy downpour that lasted several hours.

The two victims were male and female while several other members of the church sustained varying degrees of injuries.

Confirming the report, the council chairman, Shiban Tikari, said even though he was aware of the incident, he was yet to visit the area.

He, however, confirmed that two persons lost their lives in the mishap.

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