Roof Collapse Kills 60 In Nigeria

At least 60 people have been killed, after the roof of a church collapsed during the ordination of a bishop, in Nigeria.

A church roof has collapsed in Uyo, Nigeria, killing at least 60 people attending the ordination of a bishop, reports say.

Hundreds of people were inside the Reigners Bible Church including the governor of Akwa Ibom state, Udom Emmanuel, when the roof collapsed, Nigerian media report.

Emmanuel was rushed to safety by his security guards.

Images from the scene show collapsed metal girders and corrugated iron.

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