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Six storey building sinks in Tasia,Embakasi East- photos

Six storey building sinks in Tasia,Embakasi East- photos

A six storey building in Tasia, Embakasi East has this morning sunk leaving scores trapped in the rubble. Rescue efforts are currently ongoing.

The number of people who are feared to be trapped in the rubble is not yet clear.

Nairobi police boss said they are still trying to mobilize different official teams to come help in the rescue mission.

The building sank shortly after 10 am.

The residents have so far rescued a woman who had been buried in the rubble even as they wait for help.

The reason for the sinking is yet to be established but going by these photos it seems the building was not structurally sound.

The constant rains did not make it’s survival any easier.

Below are photos from the scene.

6 storey building sinks in Tasia, Embakasi East
A six storey building that has sunk due to heavy rains in Tasia
A six storey building that has sunk due to heavy rains in Tasia
A six-storey building that has sunk due to heavy rains in Tasia
Residents of Tasia carry a woman rescued from the rubble of a six-storey building that sunk due to heavy rains.

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