Metro Death Toll from Synagogue Building Collapse Now 115 - South African Minister


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The death toll from the Nigerian church collapse has now climbed to 115 people, with 84 of them South Africans, a South African minister said Monday, citing sources in Lagos.

“We understand from our assessment team that the total number of people who have perished is now 115, but those are not all South Africans. South Africans (are) about 84 that have died,” Jeff Radebe, the minister in charge of Pretoria’s response to the disaster, told reporters.

Speaking after around two dozen injured survivors were repatriated home, Radebe revised the numbers of injured that arrived to 25 because one had chosen to return to the church which crumbled in Lagos on September 12.

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Source: #PMNewsNigeria