Deaths Reported After Wall Collapses on Nairobi Houses [PHOTOS]

  • A wall collapsed on shanties killing two people in Industrial Area on Thursday, September 12. Daily Nation
  • Grief engulfed an informal settlement in Nairobi's Industrial Area after a perimeter wall came tumbling down on adjacent shanties in the afternoon of on Thursday, September 12.

    Confirming the incident, St. John Ambulance service disclosed that two people had succumbed in the incident.

    Several people are reported to have been injured after the wall collapsed.

    Rescue efforts are underway after a wall collapsed in Industrial Area, Nairobi.
    Rescue efforts underway after a wall collapsed in Industrial Area, Nairobi on 12/9/2019.

    A team of rescuers from the St John Ambulance have been dispatched to aid in rescue efforts. A child is feared trapped in the rubble.

    Additional information from the Kenya Red Cross indicated that the perimeter wall belongs to Indar Singh Gill building, opposite House of Manji along Likoni road.

    The emergency response agency added that seven people with multiple injuries have been evacuated to Coptic Hospital while five others treated at the scene. 

    County Fire Brigade team, Emergency Plus Medical Services and the Kenya Police also supported with search and rescue.

    Here are more photos from the scene: 

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