6 die in Mombasa as a building collapse,rescue efforts ongoing

 

Rescue efforts underway to rescue those trapped in the rubble

BY CORRESPONDENT,NAMULONGO PETER,8TH MAY 2017-Six  people  have reported died after a building   collapsed in Mombasa  Sunday night following the rains that have pounded the county .Rescue operations  are underway .UPESINEWS has since learnt  that those   who perished were members of one family  and among them were four kids.The  wall was feebly erected and was a disaster in waiting .

The collapse follows heavy rains that have hit the coastal region for the last few days. Earlier reports indicated that a woman and four kids were trapped in the rubble as rescue operations commenced.

The rescue efforts are also been hampered by heavy rains that continue to pound the area.The residents and the kenya red cross society officials and those from the county government of Mombasa are carrying out the rescue efforts.

 

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