2 dead in Kenya after 6-story building collapses

June 14, 2011 - 5:13 AM

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A Red Cross spokeswoman says at least two people are dead and six injured after a six-story building under construction collapsed in Kenya's capital. More are reportedly trapped.

Nelly Muluka said Tuesday that the Red Cross has a team on site.

Fred Majiwa, a spokesman for an ambulance service, said that six people were pulled out of the rubble. He said more are believed to be trapped.

The collapsed building is on Nairobi's outskirts, near its international airport.