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10 worshippers dead as Salvation Ministry church collapses in Delta

Ten worshippers at Salvation Ministry, Okpanam, Oshimili North Local Government Area, Delta state have been reported dead following the collapse of the church building.

Unspecified numbers of worshippers were also trapped in the building which collapsed about 5:55 pm on Tuesday during an evening service.

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over 35 persons, including children, women and men have been rescued unhurt, while four persons have been rushed to the Asaba Specialist Hospital for medical attention.

Secretary to the State Government, Chief Patrick Ukah; the State Commissioner for Health, Dr Ononye Mordi, a team of Red Cross officers, and firefighters were on ground on a rescue mission.

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