UPDATED: Two confirmed dead in Abuja plaza collapse [PHOTOS]

At least two persons have been confirmed dead following a two-storey building collapse in the Garki District of Abuja.

Recall, THE WITNESS had reported that building, a plaza, collapsed at Lagos Street, Garki Village, Garki, Abuja, on Wednesday night, during heavy downpour.

Dr Abbas Idris, Director General of FCT Emergency Management Agency, FEMA, said 37 persons had so far been rescued at the scene of the collapsed structure.

But, Nkechi Isa, the Head of Public Affairs of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), while giving update on the development to reporters Thursday afternoon said two persons have died.