Many people have been feared dead when a storey-building under construction along Musa A’ dua Drive in Owerri Municipal Council Area of Imo State collapsed.
Eyewitnesses some occupants were also trapped in the building, which collapsed at about 4 pm on Thursday.
There was hectic time for fire-fighters and passersby trying to save some of the inhabitants.
Police Public Relations Officer, SP Orlando Ikeokwu told LIVE NEWS NIGERIA that the building had several occupants locked in.
When it collapsed he said the building was still under construction.
When at the time the report was submitted, attempts were still underway to rescue several people who were trapped inside the house.