Death toll from the building that collapsed in Gachie last evening has risen to three after two more bodies were pulled out of the ruble.
Three bodies have so far been retrieved from the rubble of a six-storey building that collapsed when under construction in Gachie area, Kiambu County.
Two more bodies were on Tuesday afternoon recovered under the rubble in the underway rescue mission.
The latest comes after one person lost his life while being rushed to hospital on the wee hours of Tuesday morning.
The exercise led by KDF personnel is still underway.
Police have transferred the bodies from the rubble to the morgue.
Almost 10 people were saved and rescuers were still at the scene on Tuesday morning after the building went down on Monday afternoon.
The rescuers noted that they have not inspected all floors to ascertain whether all workers had been rescued.
Kiambu police boss Ali Nuno who confirmed the incident said they retrieved one body from the rubble on Monday evening.
Witnesses and police noted the building was at its fifth floor and the workers were going on with their work when it collapsed.
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