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7 dead, 1 injured as another building collapsed in Jigawa

Seven persons have lost their lives and one other sustained injury in another building collapse in Jigawa State.

The spokesperson of the police in the state, DSP Lawan Shiisu Adam has confirmed the incident to newsmen.

Shiisu revealed that the building collapsed as a result of a heavy rainfall which lasted for hours.

He narrated that the incident occurred Saturday Morning at about 0547hrs, at a local mud building collapsed at Bursali village Birniwa local Government area of the State.

He said seven people lost their lives on the spot while one person sustained injury.

Shiisu revealed that detectives have been mobilized to the affected scene and hospitalized the victims to Birniwa General Hospital where they were reported dead by a medical practitioner.

He said the other person who sustained injury is currently receiving treatment.

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