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NIGERIA: Four die, three injured in Osun building collapse

No fewer than four people were, weekend, feared dead, while three others were injured when a dilapidated building collapsed at Moboreje area of Ikirun, headquarters of Ifelodun Local Government Area of Osun State.

According to sources, the collapsed building located close to a private secondary school and mosque was said to be in a bad condition until it eventually collapsed.

The sources added that the residents were relaxing in front of the building in the evening when the house suddenly collapsed.

It was further gathered that only the occupants who had gone to the mosque for the evening prayers escaped the unfortunate incident.

Efforts by residents of the area to rescue the victims did not yield any positive result.

The victims were later rushed to the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, LAUTECH, Teaching Hospital, Osogbo where four of them were confirmed dead.

It was gathered that three other victims were severely injured and were still receiving treatment at LAUTECH Teaching Hospital, Osogbo at press time.

The injured victims were, however, were said to be responding to treatments while their relatives are making efforts to raise funds to settle the medical bills.

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