Collapsed wall of a toilet has reportedly killed three children in a compound in Iyara, Warri, Delta State.
According to report,the incident occurred on Saturday, June 4, 2022 at the popular slum in Warri, Warri South Local Government Area.
The unidentified deceased children, two boys and a girl, were said to be between the ages of three and five,
It was gathered that the children were beside the wall when it collapsed as a result of the windy rainfall that occurred on that day.
One of them was said to be the only child of his mother while the other victims belong to a deaf-mute woman.
The windy downpour of that fateful day was said to be the cause of the collapse of the wall and that children were by the side of the wall when it collapsed
The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Delta State Police Command, Asaba, DSP Bright Edafe when contacted said he could not immediately confirm the report.
However the Chairman of Atise -Olu (also called Iyara) community, Mr Eju Akubor confirmed the story and lamented lack of health centre in the area where children would have been rushed to for treatment at the onset of the incident.
He stated” there was an 11-year abandoned health project in the area with the population of over 4,000 persons”.