Scene of the collapsed pedestrian bridge.

 

Atleast 5 students have been confirmed killed with many others injured after a pedestrian bridge collapsed at the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University (ATBU), Gubi Campus.

The bridge which links one of the hostels and another building containing lecture rooms collapsed at midnight, following a heavy downpour.

 

Students of the university are however currently protesting, blaming the bridge collapse on negligence by the institution’s authorities.

Director of Public Relations of the University, Andee Iheme  confirmed the death of two students following the incident.

But at the point of filing this report it can be confirmed from reliable source that atleast 5 persons passed away as rla result of the incident.

See more photos of the collapsed pedestrian bridge below…

BREAKING: Two Students Killed, Others Injured As Bridge Collapses In Bauchi BREAKING: Two Students Killed, Others Injured As Bridge Collapses In Bauchi

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