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Building collapse in Rwanda kills three and traps dozens

CRISIS: Rwanda President Paul Kagame

THREE PEOPLE have died and roughly 100 people have been trapped after a four-storey building collapsed in Rwanda today (May 14).

The Rwanda government have confirmed that the building in northeastern Rwanda, which was under construction, fell on workers.

“So far, the tentative information we have indicates that debris fell on about 100 people, we are yet to come up with the exact figures,” Rwandan Minister of Disaster Management Seraphine Mukantabana told AFP.

Rwandan police have stated that three people have been killed and that 21 have been taken to hospital.

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