Many persons have been reportedly trapped at the popular GSM market in Kano State following building collapse.
Newsonline reports that the collapsed building is located at the popular GSM Bairut road market and is still under construction, with workers, traders, and passersby trapped inside the structure.
A witness who escaped the tragedy told our correspondent that the building is a three-storey building with the first and second floors already completed and housing traders.
He said on their part over one hundred persons sell GSM phones in the building, others who sell food and those who rest under the shade of the building.
Another trader claimed there could be over one hundred persons under the rubble of the collapsed building.
Already a rescue mission is underway, with a joint team of Police, Civil Defense and other paramilitary outfits on the ground.
As of the time of this report, only three people were said to have escaped unhurt.