, 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.