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More than 30 football enthusiasts reportedly died at Calaber viewing center

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The viewing center in Calabar were the incident occurred

It was a tragedy yesterday night at the Cross River State capital Calabar viewing center after over 30 persons were said to have lost their lives as they were electrocuted by a high tension cable that fell on them.

While the football enthusiasts were gathered on the evening of Thursday 20 April at the viewing center to watch a UEFa league match, it was alleged that a live electricity cable by the side of the improvised structure fell on the viewers.

According to a  report by Channels Television, an witness who was alleged to be the first person have ran out of the center said that the victims died as a result of a contact between the live cable and the roof of the viewing centre.

 

 

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