Sunday, December 11, 2016

#BreakingNews 160 Killed as Church Collapses in Nigeria - Many Injured - Please PRAY

Reigners Bible Church collapsed on Saturday December 11, 2016 killing 160. The Church which was still under construction was overcrowded. It was located in  Uyo, Nigeria, collapsed on worshippers Saturday. Akwa Ibom Gov. Udom Emmanuel was there when it collapsed and narrowly escaped. He has declared Monday and Tuesday as days of mourning in the state. Efforts are underway to rescue victims trapped beneath the rubble. The precise number of dead and injured is unknown. The hospital has confirmed 160 killed so far.  "People are blaming the construction, but there were also too many people in that church." Emmanuel's press secretary, Ekerete Udoh, said in a statement the church "caved around them" at a ceremony to consecrate the church pastor's becoming a bishop. Udoh said the state government is trying determine the cause of the accident and will pay for the medical treatment of all those injured. Uyo is the capital of Akwa Ibom state, the coastal southern region. Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari commented on the disaster in a series of tweets, saying "any tragedy that affects any part of Nigeria affects all of us." 

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