Two NITEL workers killed as telecom mast collapses in Benue

By Hope Abah Emmanuel

Two workers of the Nigeria Telecommunication Limited (NITEL) lost their lives after a mast they were working on collapsed in Kastina-Ala Local Government Area of Benue State.

Our correspondent gathered that the incident happened on Wednesday evening.

Witnesses said the workers were seven in number atop the mast working to dismantle it around the NITEL premises near Takum junction in Kastina-Ala when it suddenly collapsed, killing the two.

Addressing newsmen, Chairman of Kastina-Ala LGA, Alfred Atera, described the incident as unfortunate.

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