ACCIDENT

Three die as wall gives way in Industrial Area

In Summary

• Officials from the St John Ambulance suspects that the wall caved in due to poor workmanship.• 

Eleven people are nursing injuries following a collapsed wall on shanties near Likoni Roundabout at Industrial Area in Nairobi.
Eleven people are nursing injuries following a collapsed wall on shanties near Likoni Roundabout at Industrial Area in Nairobi.
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Three people died and 11 sustained injuries following the collapse of a wall near the Likoni Roundabout in Industrial Area, Nairobi.

According to the St John Ambulance team, two of the deceased - a man and a woman - died on the spot while another man was pronounced dead on arrival at Coptic Mission Hospital.

Rescuers from St John Ambulance who responded to the 1pm incident evacuated injured people and took them to Coptic and Kenyatta National hospitals.

Investigations have been launched.

Officials from the St John Ambulance suspect that the wall caved in due to poor workmanship.