The final number of dead could be much higher
The number of dead in the collapse of the roof of the Church in the city of Uyo in Nigeria has risen to 160 people.
We will note, earlier it was reported about 60 victims.
As the Director of the hospital at a local University, in a crowded morgue are bodies. 160 However, the final number of dead, he said, could be much higher. At the same time, as it became known, many of the bodies were taken to the private morgues scattered around the city.
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The incident occurred on Saturday, December 10, during the ceremony of consecration of the Bishop of the local Church. It is reported that the Church was finished in a hurry to get to the ceremony. Metal construction, of which was made the roof of the building collapsed half an hour after the beginning of worship. The Bishop himself, and was also present at the ceremony, the state Governor Akwa Ibom state, which is located in the city of Uyo, was not injured.
The state authorities promise to thoroughly investigate a possible violation of the standards during the construction of the Church.
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