Two killed after church building collapsed during service in Taraba

A church building belonging to the Holy Ghost Church in Abeda Pave Community, Chachanji Ward in Takum Local Council in Taraba state collapsed during a church service on Saturday, killing two persons and injuring many worshippers.

According to reports, the building collapsed after a severe downpour that lasted several hours,

The two victims were male and female, Demenege James and Mwueze Terzunwe while several other members of the congregation sustained varying degrees of injuries.

The council chairman, Shiban Tikari, confirmed the report, saying that while he was aware of the incident, he had yet to visit the location. He did also confirmed that two people were killed in the accident.

He disclosed that the injured are receiving treatment at a primary health care centre within the community.


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