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7 confirmed dead in Huruma tragedy

30 April 2016, 09:59

Nairobi - 7 people have been confirmed dead after a building collapsed in Huruma Estate following heavy rains Friday night.

About 120 people have already been rescued from the scene.

Kenya Red Cross, who have been conducting the rescue operations since last night, have already set up a desk at Starehe CDF hall to help Kenyans to trace missing persons.

They tweeted: "#HurumaTragedy Tracing and Counseling desks have been set up at the CDF Hall Huruma. You can also call our toll free number 1199 for  help."

Read Also: Four killed in Nairobi due to ongoing heavy rains

According to Citizen Digital, a total of 14 people lost their lives in Nairobi in the last evening downpour.

Other 4 people died after a perimeter wall collapsed on them on Lenana road, off Ngong road.

The rest died on Lusaka Road after their car was swept away by the flood waters.

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