A three-storey building which is located on Beirut GSM market in the Kano metropolis has collapsed on Tuesday, many people are feared trapped in the rubble.
The spokesperson of the Kano State’s Fire Service, Saminu Abdullahi, said at least seven people have been rescued and are responding to treatment in the hospital.
Abdullahi said rescue workers of the Kano Fire Service are still working at the site. He said many persons are believed to be trapped beneath the rubble. Addin the building collapsed while additional stairs were being added to the building.
“The voice of one of the trapped victims could be heard when he was called on the phone.
One of the witness said, “We just called his number and he is picking calls. Only that there is no way for him to escape.
“Some little girls selling eggs, women selling food are all trapped inside. We had to dig a hole to bring the three victims out. The remaining are inside, we can hear their sounds but we couldn’t locate them.”