1 dead in Kampala building collapse


One person has died and another left injured when a building under construction collapsed Friday morning in Bakuli, Kampala.

One construction worker on the ground floor died after the first floor of the building came down on him.

Another worker has been rushed to hospital with severe injuries.

Four others were reported to be trapped in the rubble.

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According to Kampala Metropolitan deputy police spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire, police has so far recovered one body and pulled out another person who had been injured.

He said the police rescue team is still excavating to find others.

The builders were levelling the ground and when they dug deeper, the building started cracking before it collapsed.



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