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Five storey building collapses in Kamukunji


A five storey building has collapsed in Nairobi’s Kamukunji area near Kamukunji Police Station.

The building had rented business stalls for traders in Kamukunji market collapsed today morning.

Goods worth millions of shillings are allegedly trapped inside the building following its collapse.

A trader from Kamukunji says that they had noticed a crack on the pillars of the building

“We woke up and found that the building had collapsed. We are told that it collapsed at around 3 am. The pillars that had held the building somehow had cracks,” said a trader.

According to the traders, the building had been put up on a riparian land.

Some people took the opportunity to steal some of the goods from the building.