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Imo State Poly Students Trapped under Heavy Container, 1 Dead.

A Horrific incident happened just opposite the Imo State Polytechnic gate on the Owerri-Port Harcourt Expressway.

A heavy duty truck carrying a container has trapped students of Imo State Polytechnic when the Truck coming into the State Capital slipped off and fell on students who were just standing by  the roadside & few other Commuters.

An eyewitness said the incident occured in the morning hours at about 9.30am and 10.00am when the unlucky students were on there way for their way for their Studies.

He Said: “A truck was conveying a container from Port Harcourt to Owerri, but unfortunately, the container slipped off and fell on innocent people who were going for their business. Some of the victims are students of the Imo State Polytechnic, who were going to school.

“Nobody anticipated it because it happened within a few seconds. As we speak, no rescue mission has begun. People are trapped under the container.”

At about 9pm a source was said to tell Punch Newspapers that three persons have been brought out dead but contrary to that statement, the state CP has said only one person has been confirmed Dead in the Incident.


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