3 feared dead as Msa building collapses
Date: Thursday, April 09, 2009 @ 13:31:58 CDT
Topic: RavenNuke(tm)

By: Asha Khamis

Three people are feared dead after a four storey building storey building under construction collapsed in Makupa, Mombasa on Thursday morning

Seven people were rescued and rushed to Coast General Hospital where they are receiving treatment.

Eight others are still trapped in the building.

According to eye witnesses about 17 labourers were working in the building when it caved in at 11.am.

The police, Kenya navy, Kenya Red Cross and the Mombasa municipal council officers immediately rushed to the scene and are trying to rescue those trapped.

The building is said to have housed a restaurant, a gymnasium and a garage on the floors that had already been completed.

There are fears that the deathtoll could go up as more people are still trapped.

This article comes from The kenya weeklypost.com

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