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Abuja Building Collapse: Search still ongoing for survivors after rescuing three

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command has confirmed that three persons who were trapped at a building that collapsed on Monday, July 1, have been rescued.

The collapse happened at Unity House, Area 11, Garki.

In a statement by the spokesperson, Josephine Adeh, said in response to a distress call that the Commissioner of Police, Benneth Igweh, promptly moved to the scene with multiple patrol teams as first responders, who closed off the area for possible rescue.

Many people were trapped when a four-storey building attached to the Westbrook Hotel, Garki collapsed on Monday night.

Reports said there could be a “possibility” of casualties as two trapped persons were seen being pulled out from the rubble.

However, the statement disclosed that three victims were successfully evacuated from the collapsed building, and rushed to the hospital for medical care.

The statement added that the attention of the National Emergency Management Agency of Nigeria, and the FCT Development Control has been drawn to the situation, and their personnel have taken charge of the area for robust management of the scene.

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