Three people, among them two children died after a residential five-storey building collapsed in Kirigiti, Kiambu county, on Monday, September 26.
Confirming the early morning incident, Kiambu County Police Commander Perminius Kioi said the search and rescue operation was still underway.
Hilary Irungu, 29, undergoes treatment after he was rescued from a building that collapsed in Kirigiti pic.twitter.com/mpdKP3j0U0— The Standard Digital (@StandardKenya) September 26, 2022
He said three people had been rescued, among them two children, and rushed to Kiambu Level 5 Hospital for specialised treatment.
The National Youth Service (NYS) and Kenya Police Service are part of the teams leading the rescue operation.