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In pictures: Kenya building collapse

A survivor is rescued in Nairobi, Kenya

A survivor is pulled from the debris of an unfinished five-storey building more than 24 hours after it collapsed in Kenya's capital, Nairobi.

The site where a five-storey building collapsed in Nairobi, Kenya

At least 12 people are known to have died, with more casualties expected.

An Israeli rescuer in Nairobi, Kenya

A 140-strong Israeli specialist team with heavy rescue equipment is on the scene, working alongside US troops and UK rescue teams.

An Israeli soldier and a rescue dog in Nairobi, Kenya

Sniffer dogs are also being used in the frantic efforts to find survivors trapped beneath the debris.

A rescuer  in Nairobi, Kenya

Rescuers are concentrating on four areas where they have heard knocking or muted voices.

A Kenyan rescuer at a collapsed building in Nairobi, Kenya

They are drilling air holes and using specialist cutting equipment and detection devices.



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