Video: 3 Storey Church Building Collapsed In Eastern Region, Worshippers Trapped

A three-storey church building belonging to the Church of Promise has collapsed at Akyem Batabi in the Eastern Region, trapping some worshippers.

According to a report by, at least one person has been killed while many others have been hospitalized.

The unfortunate incident happened on Tuesday, October 20, around 2:40pm.

Reports indicate that some members of the Church of Prosperity were resting in the building after holding a prayer session when the accident occured.

A joint rescue team made up of officials of the National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO), Ghana National Fire Service, Police, Ambulance Service have been at the scene at the Asene/Manso/Akroso District town to rescue the perishing.

While more than 30 persons escaped unhurt, many are feared trapped under the rubble of the three-storey building.

About 65 worshippers were in the building at the time of the collapse.

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