Two construction workers in Kitengela, Kajiado county lost their lives after a three-story building around EPZ Kiang’ombe area in Kitengela, Kajiado County area collapsed.
According to eye witnesses, they mention having heard a loud bang as the section of the building went crumbling down with labourers on the site.
Confirming the incident, Isinya Isinya Deputy County commissioner Justus Musau noted that the mid-morning incident occurred after a section of the building caved in during construction.
“It is officially confirmed that two people, both men, died this morning after a building under construction in the EPZA area collapsed,” Musau said.
Rescue mission by the Kajiado County emergency department is underway with 11 people escaping unhurt.
It is reported that the building which has three blocks was an upcoming school. Though the building has no signboard of who the contractor is.