An infant of nine days and its mother were killed in Ayedun/Egbe road in Akure, the Ondo State capital when a story building collapsed on Wednesday.

It was gathered that the incident happened in the early hours of Wednesday as an overhead water tank fell on the storey building.

The woman, and her 9-day-old baby who was christened on Tuesday, died instantly, while a second child of the woman and his grandfather mother narrowly escaped death with injuries.

As of the time of this report, security personnel had evacuated the dead bodies while the injured ones are now receiving treatment at an unknown hospital.

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