[PHOTOS] Demolition ongoing at Ruiru's collapsed building

The building, which is located opposite the area police station collapsed at 4am.

In Summary

• Police bomb squad and Red Cross officers have visited the scene to offer their aid, in the case that it's needed.

• The building's residents had on Sunday evacuated after the building started cracking, a move that saved their lives.

A bomb squad police and firefighters observe the ongoing demolition of the building that collapsed near Ruiru Police Station on November 21,2022.
A bomb squad police and firefighters observe the ongoing demolition of the building that collapsed near Ruiru Police Station on November 21,2022.
Image: WILFRED NYANGARESI

Kiambu County government on Monday deployed a caterpillar to help in the demolition of the building that collapsed in Ruiru.

The building, which is located opposite the area police station collapsed at 4am Monday.

Kenya Red Cross staffers present to offer their aid during the demolition of the building that collapsed near Ruiru Police Station on November 21,2022.
Kenya Red Cross staffers present to offer their aid during the demolition of the building that collapsed near Ruiru Police Station on November 21,2022.
Image: WILFRED NYANGARESI

Police bomb squad and Red Cross officers have visited the scene to offer their aid, in the case that it's needed.

The building's residents had on Sunday evacuated after the building started cracking, a move that saved their lives.

Kiambu Governor Kimani Wamatangi who visited the site on Sunday said the building was visibly weak and had all indications that its construction was not done well.

A bomb squad police and firefighters observe the ongoing demolition of the building that collapsed near Ruiru Police Station on November 21,2022.
A bomb squad police and firefighters observe the ongoing demolition of the building that collapsed near Ruiru Police Station on November 21,2022.
Image: WILFRED NYANGARESI
A bomb squad police and firefighters observe the ongoing demolition of the building that collapsed near Ruiru Police Station on November 21,2022.
A bomb squad police and firefighters observe the ongoing demolition of the building that collapsed near Ruiru Police Station on November 21,2022.
Image: WILFRED NYANGARESI
A bomb squad police and firefighters carrying a gas cylinder at demolition of the building that collapsed near Ruiru Police Station on November 21,2022.
A bomb squad police and firefighters carrying a gas cylinder at demolition of the building that collapsed near Ruiru Police Station on November 21,2022.
Image: WILFRED NYANGARESI
A caterpillar deployed by Kiambu County Government is used during the demolition of the building that collapsed near Ruiru Police Station on November 21, 2022.
A caterpillar deployed by Kiambu County Government is used during the demolition of the building that collapsed near Ruiru Police Station on November 21, 2022.
Image: WILFRED NYANGARESI
A caterpillar deployed by Kiambu County Government is used during the demolition of the building that collapsed near Ruiru Police Station on November 21, 2022.
A caterpillar deployed by Kiambu County Government is used during the demolition of the building that collapsed near Ruiru Police Station on November 21, 2022.
Image: WILFRED NYANGARESI
A caterpillar deployed by Kiambu County Government is used during the demolition of the building that collapsed near Ruiru Police Station on November 21, 2022.
A caterpillar deployed by Kiambu County Government is used during the demolition of the building that collapsed near Ruiru Police Station on November 21, 2022.
Image: WILFRED NYANGARESI
A bomb squad police and firefighters observe the ongoing demolition of the building that collapsed near Ruiru Police Station on November 21,2022.
A bomb squad police and firefighters observe the ongoing demolition of the building that collapsed near Ruiru Police Station on November 21,2022.
Image: WILFRED NYANGARESI
A caterpillar deployed by Kiambu County Government is used during the demolition of the building that collapsed near Ruiru Police Station on November 21, 2022.
A caterpillar deployed by Kiambu County Government is used during the demolition of the building that collapsed near Ruiru Police Station on November 21, 2022.
Image: WILFRED NYANGARESI
A caterpillar deployed by Kiambu County Government is used during the demolition of the building that collapsed near Ruiru Police Station on November 21, 2022.
A caterpillar deployed by Kiambu County Government is used during the demolition of the building that collapsed near Ruiru Police Station on November 21, 2022.
Image: WILFRED NYANGARESI
A bomb squad police and firefighters observe the ongoing demolition of the building that collapsed near Ruiru Police Station on November 21,2022.
A bomb squad police and firefighters observe the ongoing demolition of the building that collapsed near Ruiru Police Station on November 21,2022.
Image: WILFRED NYANGARESI
A caterpillar deployed by Kiambu County Government is used during the demolition of the building that collapsed near Ruiru Police Station on November 21, 2022.
A caterpillar deployed by Kiambu County Government is used during the demolition of the building that collapsed near Ruiru Police Station on November 21, 2022.
Image: WILFRED NYANGARESI
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