There was a commotion in Kaduna State on Friday after Zaria Central Mosque collapsed on worshippers.
Reports reaching News360 Info revealed that at least four worshippers died while seven others sustained injuries in the incident.
Daily Trust quoted the Emir of Zazzau, Mallam Ahmed Nuhu Bamalli, saying the victims were observing the Asr prayer around 4 pm when the incident occurred.
He said, “We had earlier observed a crack on the wall of the mosque yesterday and were planning to deploy a team of civil engineers to effect repairs when this unfortunate incident happened.”
The monarch sympathized with the family of the deceased and directed that people should pray outside the mosque pending the repairs.
The Emir directed that the funeral prayer of all the corpses will be observed today at 8.30 pm at the emir’s palace.
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