Two dead after building collapses in Huruma

June 3, 2018 10:00 am
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A search and rescue operation was underway Sunday morning despite challenges in accessibility/RED CROSS

, NAIROBI, Kenya, June 3 – Two people have been confirmed dead following the collapse of a five-storey building in Huruma, Nairobi.

The building located in Ngei area is said to have collapsed at about 1:30am.

So far, four people have been rescued alive with one of the two who died succumbing to injuries while being rushed to hospital.

A search and rescue operation was underway Sunday morning despite challenges in accessibility.

According to the National Disaster Management Unit, a multi-agency rescue team has resolved to demolish one of the temporary structures located near the collapsed building to pave way for equipment being used in the operation.

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