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UPDATES: 4 Confirmed Dead In Tassia Building Collapse




TASSIA ESTATE Several Feared Trapped After 6 Storey Building Collapses

At least four people have been confirmed dead and more than 29 others sustained injuries after the six-story building collapsed in Tassia Estate, in Embakassi East, Nairobi.

8 people sustained serious injuries and are currently fighting for their lives at different health facilities.

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Statement by Nairobi regional commissioner Wilson Njenga alongside public works Permanent Secretary Gordon Kihalangwa revealed that the mission efforts evacuating those trapped in the debris are still ongoing.

“There were 57 rooms, in the building and we believe there are many people trapped inside, we urge the public to remain calm as all government agencies are here helping in the rescue mission,” said Kihalangwa.
Over 29 persons who were rescued were taken to Mama Lucy and Kenyatta hospitals.
The incident has come barely months after a class collapsed at the Ngong area in September 2019 resulting in the death of eight pupils.

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