More Than 100 Killed in Roof Collapse at Nigerian Church - VOA News

More Than 100 Killed in Roof Collapse at Nigerian Church  VOA NewsRescue workers continue to look for survivors in the debris following the collapse of a church roof in southern Nigeria, killing at least 100 people. Some reports put...

More Than 100 Killed in Roof Collapse at Nigerian Church - VOA News
More Than 100 Killed in Roof Collapse at Nigerian Church  VOA News

Rescue workers continue to look for survivors in the debris following the collapse of a church roof in southern Nigeria, killing at least 100 people. Some reports put the death toll as high as 160. Hundreds of people were in the Reigners Bible Church, which was still under construction when the roof collapsed Saturday in the city of Uyo. Local officials played down the number of victims. State police spokeswoman Cordelia Nwawe said 27 had been killed and 30 injured. Several local officials were in attendance when the roof fell, including Udom Emmanuel, the governor of Akwa Ibom state, who e...