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17 Aug 2018 | 03:48 PM UTC

Nigeria: Building collapses in Abuja August 17

Nigeria News Alert

Building under construction collapses in Abuja on August 17; anticipate transportation disruptions in Jabi area

TIMEFRAME expected from 8/17/2018, 12:00 AM until 8/18/2018, 11:59 PM (Africa/Lagos). COUNTRY/REGION Abuja

Event

On Friday, August 17, a shopping complex under construction collapsed near Jabi junction in Abuja. Reports indicate that at least one person was killed in the incident. Another 12 people are believed to be trapped in the rubble. Anticipate transportation disruptions near Jabi junction and Rukkayat plaza as recovery efforts continue. 

Advice

Individuals in Abuja are advised to avoid the area of the collapsed building, prepare for associated traffic disruptions, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.

 

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