5 Story Building Sinks Leaving 3 Floors Standing

  • Residents in Bombolulu, Mombasa County were left in shock after they woke up to find a five story building missing two floors.

    Officials say the building sank during the night leaving only three floors standing.

    KTN reports that the National Construction Authority is blaming the incident on poor planning and execution.

    Mombasa residents in shock after two floors of a building mysteriously disappeared overnight http://t.co/muX6cS5H6M pic.twitter.com/nUYumAUxT3

    — ktn (@KTNKenya) May 18, 2015

    The incident is said tohave happened in a matter of minutes. Residents say the building had shown no signs of collapsing.

    While no one was injured, the residents are now worried about the safety of the mushroom buildings being built without the proper workmanship.


    Collapsed Building