In pictures: At least 100 people killed in Nigerian church collapse

In this image made from video taken on Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016, local people survey the scene after a church roof collapsed in Uyo, Nigeria. (AP)

At least 100 people were killed by the collapse of a church in southeastern Nigeria, a photojournalist who visited the town morgue said on Sunday, a day after the incident.

“Dead bodies are stacked on top of each other because there is no space,” he said. “I saw dead bodies with limbs missing.”

People stand near the remains of a church which collapsed during a service in the southern city of Uyo in Akwa Ibom state, Nigeria in this still image from video. (Reuters)

People stand near the remains of a church which collapsed during a service in the southern city of Uyo in Akwa Ibom state, Nigeria in this still image from video. (Reuters)

People stand near the remains of a church which collapsed during a service in the southern city of Uyo in Akwa Ibom state, Nigeria in this still image from video. (Reuters)

People stand near the remains of a church which collapsed during a service in the southern city of Uyo in Akwa Ibom state, Nigeria in this still image from video. (Reuters)

People carry a body on a stretcher after a church collapsed during a service in the southern city of Uyo in Akwa Ibom state, Nigeria in this still image from video. (Reuters)

People carry a body on a stretcher after a church collapsed during a service in the southern city of Uyo in Akwa Ibom state, Nigeria in this still image from video. (Reuters)

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