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BY KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI,10TH MARCH 2018-Hundreds of people have been left homeless on Saturday morning after a four-storey building collapsed in Kariobangi South estate. Properties of unknown value were also destroyed.
after A joint rescue effort by Nairobi county officials and Red Cross emergency response managed to evacuate all the tenants from the building before it crumbled.Tenants who spoke to WWW.UPESINEWS.CO.KE say they first saw a warning that all may not be well late Friday at about 10pm when cracks started to appear on the walls. They evacuated the building before it finally came down on Saturday 2.30am.
Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko visited the scene of the collapsed 35-room block and thanked the disaster response team for acting quick. “We have managed to rescue all the tenants. No casualties, thanks to Almighty God,” he said
Our emergency team managed to rescue all tenants of a four-storey building which collapsed last night in Kariobangi, Nairobi. pic.twitter.com/CmPKkppBn0— Mike Sonko (@MikeSonko).More to follow….