Sunday, April 8, 2012
EASTER TRAGEDY: 10 Died As Church Collapses In Benue
Tragedy struck in Benue State yesterday as a Catholic Church in Adamgbe, Mbayongu district in Vandeikya local government area collapsed and killed 10 worshipers.
The worshippers mostly women and childrenwere in the church for Easter vigil service.
According to an eyewitness, midway into theservice the pillars gave way, and the roof came down on the worshippers killing 10 on the spot while many sustained severe injuries.
More than 10 bodies have been pulled out of the building with many crying and wailing for help in the trapped building. Some eyewitnesses suspect that the casualty figure could be much higher.
Adangbe is about 10 kilometers away from Vandikya on the Benue -Obudu federal highway.
Source: THE NATION
Posted by Eddy Ogbunambala at 2:30 AM