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

The three-story uncompleted building on Azikiwe road in Aba has reportedly been a refuge for some homeless residents who take shelter there.

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

Unfortunately, the building collapsed in the wee hours of this morning, September 16, crushing its inhabitants.

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 debris.

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 standing”.

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

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

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)