8 injured as building collapses in northern Nigeria

May 11, 2015 GMT

KANO, Nigeria (AP) — Eight people have been injured as a building collapses in the palace of a traditional ruler in Kano in northern Nigeria.

Kano State police spokesperson Magaji Majiya said the collapse occurred at a construction site at the palace of the emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II on Monday morning.

Majiya did not provide any information about the extent of the injuries other than to say the victims were taken to nearby medical facilities.