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14 killed in Nairobi floods and building collapse

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Emergency personnel look for survivors trapped under the rubble of a building that collapsed in Nairobi late on April 29, 2016. Photo from AFP

One survivor was pulled from the huge pile of rubble shortly after dawn, Kenya Red Cross said, some 10 hours after the building

NAIROBI, Kenya (Apr. 31, 2016) — Torrential rainstorms in the Kenyan capital have left at least 14 people dead, police said Saturday, April 30, including at least seven crushed when a six-storey building collapsed, as rescue teams shifted rubble in a desperate search for survivors. Continue reading 14 killed in Nairobi floods and building collapse