- March 15, 2021
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Breaking: Scores Injured As Fido Dido Building Collapses During Church Service
According to eyewitnesses, the ceiling of the second floor for Fido Dido building along Kampala road collapsed injuring several people, mostly those who were attending lunch hour prayers at the House of rest church on the same building.
“We were having lunch and started seeing dust all over the shop. We later hard a loud bang and realized the ceiling of the nearby church had collapsed, Vincent Mwanje a shop attendant at the building who was one of the first respondents noted .
Mwanje said many of the congregants were injured and had to be rushed to the hospital for medical attention after the ceiling of the building that housed the church collapsed.
According to the latest reports, So far around 15 people have been rescued by the Police fire brigade and have been taken to Mulago Hospital in critical conditions.
Meanwhile the rescue teams are still conducting search for other victims.
The Kampala Metropolitan deputy police spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire confirmed the incident but noted rescue operations are still ongoing.