Building collapses

JAKARTA, Indonesia | The Latest: Latest earthquake on Indonesian island kills 2

JAKARTA, Indonesia — The Latest on earthquakes that have struck Indonesia’s Lombok island (all times local): 8 a.m. A strong earthquake Sunday on the Indonesian island of Lombok has killed at least two people. National Disaster Mitigation Agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho tweeted Monday that both victims died in collapsed houses, one on Lombok and … Continue reading JAKARTA, Indonesia | The Latest: Latest earthquake on Indonesian island kills 2

ABUJA, Nigeria | Nigeria construction site collapses, trapping several people

ABUJA, Nigeria  — Nigerian rescue officials say they are working to pull out a number of people trapped under the rubble of a collapsed shopping complex that was under construction in the capital, Abuja. Labaran Ahman, Federal Capital Emergency Agency search and rescue chief, said Friday that many people were rescued by bystanders after the … Continue reading ABUJA, Nigeria | Nigeria construction site collapses, trapping several people

NAIROBI, Kenya  | Building collapses in Kenya’s capital; police report 3 dead

NAIROBI, Kenya  — Three people have been killed when a building collapsed in Nairobi’s low income residential area of Huruma, a police official and witnesses said Sunday. Pius Masai Mwachi of the National Disaster Management Unit said a rescue operation is going on after a five-story residential building collapsed early Sunday in the Ngei area … Continue reading NAIROBI, Kenya  | Building collapses in Kenya’s capital; police report 3 dead