Four persons have been confirmed dead after a three-storey building under construction collapsed in Abraka, Ethiope East Local Government Area of Delta State.
It was reported that scores of persons were also trapped inside the collapsed building.
Although the cause of the collapse could not be ascertained, however, it was learnt that the building caved in during a downpour on Saturday morning, Punch reports.
It was gathered that the victims were in the building waiting for the rain to subside to begin work when a section of the building started falling.
A few persons who were working on the building escaped but four persons were confirmed dead.