Building collapse kills three in Uganda’s capital

Debris and Part of the standing part of the collapsed building in Kampala City center. /CGTN

At least three people have been confirmed dead and dozens still trapped under the rubble left from building construction site collapse in Uganda’s capital, Kampala on Sunday.

Dozens of people are still believed to be trapped under the rubble, according to the Uganda Red Cross Society.

The Red Cross, Ugandan police and fire brigade have deployed response teams to support rescue and search efforts.

“We (Red Cross) have deployed our emergency rescue services team and two ambulances to support the emergency rescue going on at Kisenyi, near the bus terminal where a building under construction just caved in,” said the agency in a statement.