34 injured as building collapses

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  • The four storey building collapsed as the construction workers were preparing to leave for the day

A building that was under construction collapsed on Friday evening, injuring 34 people.

The four storey building, located in Mwendantu area on the outskirts of Meru town, collapsed as the construction workers were preparing to leave for the day.

The injured were taken to Meru Level Five hospital, with 24 of them being discharged after undergoing treatment for shock, minor injuries and facial cuts.

No deaths were reported.

According to Imenti West OCPD Tom Mboya Odero, the police have requested experts to move debris and search for people who may have been trapped underneath.

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