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Dozens trapped after building collapses in Nairobi

Dozens trapped after building collapses in Nairobi

Kenya

A six-storey building has collapsed in a residential area of the Kenyan capital Nairobi, leaving dozens trapped.

There is no word yet on any fatalities but local media reports say many people are feared trapped, possibly killed in the collapsed building that is located in Ngei Ward in Mathare Constituency.

Four people – three children and one adult – have been taken to hospital, the Red Cross said on its Twitter page.

Search and rescue teams are at the scene.

The Red Cross linked the collapse to the heavy flooding which has affected Nairobi.

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