East Africa

Building collapses in Kisii / Kenya killing 6, injuring many


A building has collapsed in Kisii town near the Daraja Moja area trapping several people

The building which was under construction near a river collapsed at an area where several years ago, a building collapsed killing several people

The 7-storey building under construction in Kisii town collapsed on Thursday, November 10 trapping several construction worker.

TUKO.co.ke’s editor Edward Chweya, who is at the scene, says rescue operations are underway to save scores of people who are believed to be trapped beneath the rubble.

The building is believed to have been poorly erected at a region known for its weak soil. Several years ago, scores of people perished in the same area after a building collapsed.

So far, it has been confirmed that, 6 people died in the incident while 31 sustained injuries. Rescuers are still trying to rescue 10 people who are still trapped in the rubble.


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