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Updates:One dies as Church building collapses in Edo

A one-storey building which served as offices for pastors belonging to Christ Chosen Church of God collapsed in Edo state today. Rescue operation is currently ongoing at the site. Three people are said to have been rescued alive from the collapsed building while two bodies are still trapped under the rubble.

Read updates below....
There was anger among residents of Uzama Street, Uzebu quarters in Egor local government area of Edo State, following the collapse of a one-storey building belonging to Christ Chosen Church of God.
The residents were not happy that the church authorities refused to call for rescue operations hours after the building collapsed.
The residents blamed the church for using individuals to destroy the church instead of hiring a bulldozer.
A bus belonging to the church was set ablaze, while the youths vandalized the church properties.
Officials of the church reportedly ran away after the building came down.
The building served as offices and residential building for the church officials.
Nine workers were said to be working inside the church, but three went out to buy food few minutes before the incident.
Three out of the six workers trapped in the building were rescued alive but with bruises and broken limbs, while one was brought out dead.
Two others were still trapped in the debris at the time of filling this report
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