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Three-storey building collapses in Kericho town

By Nikko Tanui | June 9th 2020 at 08:26:00 GMT +0300

An unknown number of people are feared trapped after a building collapses in Kericho town on Tuesday night.

According to Red Cross official, the three-storey residential building has collapsed in Kericho town owned by a local contracted came down after 7:30 pm. 

“Tebsview Building, owned by Kericho contractor Charles Chaglano collapsed slightly after 7:30pm, said Kericho Red Cross official Sofia Tuwei,

The Standard Digital could not immediately confirm the exact number of those trapped inside the ill-fated building as rescue operations were still underway.

According to Shadrach Ngeno, the scene is chaotic, people trapped in the rubble were heard calling for help.

There was a voice of a distressed woman calling for help to rescue her two children trapped underneath the rubble of the collapsed building.

Poor workmanship reportedly led to the collapse of the building.


Kericho town Tebsview Building Building collapses
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