No fewer than 50 children have been reportedly trapped as church building collapsed in Delta state.

No fewer than 50 children have been reportedly trapped as church building collapsed in Delta state.

The church known as Salvation Ministries Okpanam, Oshimili North local government area of Delta state, collapsed during evening service on Tuesday.

The ugly incident which occured around 5pm at the children section of the church trapped over 50 kids during bible studies.

It was learnt that the church building, which has stayed for over 10 years was initially designed as a plaza before the church occupied the upper chamber of the one storey building.

One of the church members simply identified as Grace Ibe, stated that the service was ongoing when the building collapsed with a thunderous noise.

She said:

“We were clapping and praying when suddenly we heard the cracking and the building swallowed the children section with the children.”

The Delta State Emergency Management Agency, fire service and the state police command formed the rescue team as trapped chilrdren were crying under the debris of the collasped building.

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