Many feared dead, others trapped as church collapses in Delta

A church building, housing Salvation Ministries collapsed on Tuesday evening during service.

The newly constructed church building according to reports is located in Okpanam, Oshimili North local government area of Delta state.

ALL NEWS gathered that while many are still trapped in the rubbles, 8 worshippers have been rescued unhurt with over 10 deaths recorded, while at least four persons have been rushed to the Asaba Specialist Hospital for medical attention.

The building which is being used for the first time, reportedly collapsed at about 5:55pm during Tuesday evening service.

As at the time of filing this report, Secretary to the State Government, SSG, Chief Patrick Ukah, the State Commissioner for Health, Dr Ononye Mordi, team of Red Cross officers, and fire fighters were on ground on a rescue mission.

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