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Tuesday, 29th September, 2020
 Kenya   ::   News
Update: 3 rescued in Nairobi building collapse
Dec 06, 2019
Source: CEOAFRICA NEWS: Reported By: Anuoluwapo Oloruntola

Three people have been rescued from the rubble of the collapse multi-storey building and taken to the hospital, A Kenyan journalist on the scene at the collapse of a multi-storey building in the capital Nairobi has told the BBC.

Habib Mate, who works for Kenya Television Network, said that people were living in the building before it fell but that the ground floor had already been abandoned.

It is unclear how many people are still trapped and if anybody has died.

The reason why the building collapse is not yet known, but it is common for buildings to be constructed with substandard building materials which crumble after heavy rain.

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