One dead as building collapses in Wankulukuku

A four storey building has collapsed leaving one person dead and an unconfirmed number of people suspected to be injured.


The building located in Kitebi Zone, near Wankulukuku Kampala was was still under construction. The unfortunate incident is said to have happened at around midnight.

The identity of the deceased could not be known by the time of filing this story. However, according to residents, the building collapsed in the night at around 12am.

“We thought it was an earthquake but only to wake up, the building had collapsed,” said one of the residents.

“They have so far recovered one person. We expect that three more people are down there as police has only recovered their phones,” he added.


Residents have criticized KCCA for not inspecting construction site as they claim that the building collapsed due to use of substandard materials.

By press time, different were already on ground to assess the cause of the accident with police excavators searching to see if more people are trapped under.

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