Red Cross team searches for trapped residents in collapsed Huruma building

National Youth Service officers help remove rubble to rescue residents trapped inside a six-storey building that collapsed in Huruma, Nairobi on April 29, 2016 following heavy rainfalls that pounded the city. PHOTO | WILLIAM OERI | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • Many people are feared trapped, possibly killed in the collapsed six-storey building that is located in Ngei Ward in Mathare Constituency.
  • Three people died earlier in the city when a perimeter wall on Lenana Road collapsed on them as they shielded from the rain.
  • Over 150 out in the cold following the building collapsed.

Three children and one adult have so far been rescued by the Kenya Red Cross team at the site of a residential building that collapsed in Huruma, Nairobi late Friday night following downpour in the city.


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