Wall collapses killing three at Industrial Area in Nairobi

Written By: Claire Wanja
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A kid is feared trapped as rescue operations continue at a site of a collapsed wall in Industrial Area, Nairobi. Rescue team from St John Ambulance are on site.

Three people died and eleven others seriously injured Thursday after a perimeter wall collapsed on shanties near Likoni Roundabout at Industrial Area in Nairobi.

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According to St John Ambulance Communications Manager Fred Majiwa, the two of the deceased, including a man and a woman, died on the spot, while another man was pronounced dead on arrival at Coptic Hospital.

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A team of rescuers from St John Ambulance who responded to the 1pm incident evacuated the injured to various hospitals, including Coptic and Kenyatta National Hospital.

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A kid is feared trapped as rescue operations continue.

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Investigations is ongoing to establish the possible cause of collapse, even as officials from the St John Ambulance suspect the wall could have caved in due to poor workmanship.

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