Worshippers killed as church collapses in Taraba

No fewer than two churchgoers have been killed in Taraba state after a worship center collapsed due to a heavy downpour.

A building belonging to the Holy Ghost Church in Abeda Pave Community, Chachanji Ward in Takum Local Council in Taraba state collapsed during an ongoing church service on Saturday, September 11.

Some areas have experienced turbulent rainfall in recent days, and the building is said to have collapsed following a heavy downpour that lasted several hours.

The two victims were male and female while several other members of the church sustained varying degree of injuries.

Confirming the report, the council chairman, Shiban Tikari, said even though he was aware of the incident, he was yet to visit the area. He, however, confirmed that two persons lost their lives in the mishap.

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