One dead after building collapses in Kitebi

A four storey building still under construction has collapsed leaving one person dead and an unconfirmed number of people suspected to have sustained injuries. The incident took place at Kitebi zone, near Wankulukuku.

According to an eye witness, the building collapsed at around midnight.

“We thought it was an earthquake but only to wake up, the building had collapsed. They have so far recovered one person. We expect that five more are trapped there.” the eye witness said.

The identity of the deceased hasn’t been revealed and by press time, the police and excavators were on the ground searching to see if there are more people trapped under.

“Our team is already on ground to assess the cause of the accident. We shall keep you updated,” a tweet from the National Building Review Board reads.

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