Two construction workers in Kitengela, Kajiado county have lost their lives after a three-storey building around EPZ area collapsed.
Confirming the incident, Isinya Isinya Deputy County commissioner Justus Musau noted that the mid-morning incident occurred after a section of the building caved in during construction.
He also confirmed that the two bodies had been retrieved.
“It is officially confirmed that two people, both men, died this morning after a building under construction in the EPZA area collapsed,” Musau said.
Rescue mission by the Kajiado County emergency department is underway with 11 people escaping unhurt.
It is reported that the building which has three blocks was an upcoming school. The building has no signboard of who the contractor is.
According to eyewitnesses who operate bodaboda business in the area, the collapsed building had labourers on site.
They narrate having heard a huge bang as the section of the building came tumbling down.