At least 40 rescued from a four Storey  building under construction that  collapsed in Kapsabet

At least 40 rescued from a four Storey building under construction that collapsed in Kapsabet

BY CORRESPONDENT,KAPSABET,21ST SEPT 2017

At least 40 have been pulled out a live from  a four-storey building under construction that  collapsed  in Kapsabet town on Thursday afternoon.two out of those pulled out  of  the debris are seriously injured and have been taken to Moi referral hospital in Eldoret for treatment.

The building collapsed when  over 50 people most of the construction workers were carrying on their duties at the site at around 1pm.

Many are still trapped into the debris with Kenya redcross and Nandi county workers teams also assisting .

UPESINEWS.CO.KE has established that rescue efforts have been greatly hampered by poor weather which has been rainy for the better part of the day.

 

According to sources Authorities had warned  earlier that the structure of the building was week and could collapse if care was not taken.

The building is said to be a private hospital under construction

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