In News by Oluwaseun Samuel on the 22nd, October, 2020

Shocker! 17 Worshipers Killed As Three-Storey Church Constructing Collapses, Traps Many Folks Inside

Shocker! 17 Worshipers Killed As 3-Storey Church Building Collapses, Traps Many People Inside

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A minimum of 17 worshipers are feared useless after a church constructing collapsed in Ghana.

The churchgoers had been reportedly killed in jap Ghana when a three-storey church constructing collapsed.

Native officers made this revelation on Thursday, stating that extra individuals, feared trapped within the rubble.

One survivor informed native media that some 60 individuals had been contained in the constructing belonging to the Church of Prosperity when it collapsed Tuesday within the city of Akyem Batabi.

Rescue staff pulled eight individuals out alive and 17 corpses, Nationwide Catastrophe Administration Organisation official Gyan Willington informed the Agence France Presse, AFP.


“We’re bringing extra excavators to clear the rubble,” he mentioned. “We concern there are extra individuals trapped down there.”

Jap Area Minister Eric Darfour mentioned the rescued had been despatched to the hospital.


“We would not have an thought of the variety of individuals nonetheless trapped however the rescue mission is ongoing,”
Darfour mentioned.

The causes of the accident had been nonetheless unknown however the church’s founder, Prophet Isaac Ofori, popularly often called Akoa Isaac, was aiding police with its investigation.

Survivor Mavis Antwi informed native media that worshippers contained in the church “heard parts of the constructing coming down”.

“We began operating away, among the individuals managed to flee however others had been trapped,” she mentioned.

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