Three dead as wall collapses near Westgate shopping mall
22 July 2016, 11:32
Nairobi - Three people have been confirmed dead after a wall collapsed Thursday on General Mathenge road behind Westgate shopping mall in Westlands.
Around 200 people were at the site at the time of the incident, but Kenya Red Cross teams helped rescue those who had been trapped inside the rubble.
Nine people who were injured have been treated at Avenue Hospital.
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According to Kenya Red Cross, eight have already been discharged.
In a Twitter update, they said: “8 have been discharged while 1 is still admitted in stable condition.”
According to The Star, the wall collapsed after being overpowered by loose soil at the site.