A woman died while her six-month-old baby was rescued from the rubble of a collapsed building at Umuota village in Obosi, near Onitsha in Anambra State, on Sunday.
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The Punch reports that the building collapsed around 4pm, trapping many people.
Haruna Mohammed, the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, said the corpse of the deceased has been deposited in a morgue while investigation into the cause of the collapse is ongoing.
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He added that the site had been cordoned off by the police and other security agencies, while efforts were ongoing to rescue other victims believed to have been trapped inside the building.