President Uhuru Kenyatta visits scene of Huruma tragedy
30 April 2016, 12:47
Nairobi - President Uhuru Kenyatta on Saturday visited the scene of Friday building collapse at Huruma Estate.
Seven people died after the six-storey building collapsed following heavy rains on Friday night.
So far, rescue teams from Kenya Red Cross and NYS have rescued 134 people.
Rescue operations have been hampered by rains that continue to pound the city Saturday morning, with reports indicating that some people are still trapped in the rubble.
Area MCA has confirmed that the building had 198 rooms but according to Kenya Red Cross, only 150 households were affected.
Kenya Red Cross 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."
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