Three people have been reported dead and others injured after a house collapsed on them during demolitions at Mukuru slums.
Speaking to Ghetto Radio residents say that the three were trying to salvage their belongings during the demolition being conducted by Kenya Power, Kenya Railways and the Kenya Pipeline companies.
The residents say they were caught unawares although they had been given a notice at an earlier date
The demolition is meant to clear all houses near their operation lines.
Thousands of families in the area will spend a night in the cold as they figure out a place to go.