At least four has been confirmed dead, more missing as building under construction collapses in Aba (photos/video)

At least four people have been confirmed dead and more are feared trapped after a building under construction collapsed in Aba, Abia state.

However, it was reported that the three-story uncompleted building on Azikiwe road in Aba has reportedly been a refuge for some homeless residents who take shelter there.

Unfortunately, the building collapsed early hours this morning, September 16, crushing its occupants.

At least four dead, more feared trapped as building under construction collapses in Aba (photos/video)

Photos and videos from the scene show someone’s leg sticking out of the rubble as the rest of the person’s body remained hidden under the detritus.

At least four dead, more feared trapped as building under construction collapses in Aba (photos/video)

An eyewitness said the “police, civil defense, and even road safety are on site but no perimeter set yet.”

At least four dead, more feared trapped as building under construction collapses in Aba (photos/video)

He added that “half of the building” is still standing “but no guarantee it will remain to stand”.

At least four dead, more feared trapped as building under construction collapses in Aba (photos/video)

Meanwhile, the cause of the collapse has been attributed to the use of substandard materials by the contractor.

Below is a video and more photos.

At least four dead, more feared trapped as building under construction collapses in Aba (photos/video)
At least four dead, more feared trapped as building under construction collapses in Aba (photos/video)

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