Condemned six-storey building collapses in Kariobangi south


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May 25, 2011
A six-storey building that had been condemned and marked for demolition collapsed at Kariobangi South in Nairobi on Tuesday.

Residents told the Star the building had initially been termed ready for occupation. It had no tenants at the time of the collapse.

A four-storey building that tenants had vacated
collapsed in Zimmerman estate in March.

It had been declared unfit for habitation and marked for demolition by the National Construction Authority and the Nairobi County officials.

Another structure
collapsed in Huruma in June . It was among 58 that were to be brought down, in an exercise aimed at preventing tragedies such as the April 29 collapse that left at least 51 dead.

Two walls have collapsed in Westlands leaving seven people dead.
In an incident on Monday, three people died when a wall fell on them at Brookside Villas. They were among nine men who had been digging a trench to divert a river
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