Tens trapped as five-storey building collapses at Makongeni, Nairobi

What you need to know:

  • Over 30 families are believed to have been living in the building.
  • By early morning, seven people had been rescued with four of them being referred to Kenyatta National Hospital for treatment.
  • Nairobi County Director of Communications Walter Mong’are said that City Hall was coordinating the rescue operation.

A five-storey residential building collapsed Wednesday near the Makongeni Police Station along Jogoo Road in Nairobi.

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