Woman rescued alive 6 days after building collapsed in Kenya

Woman rescued alive 6 days after building collapsed in Kenya

A woman was pulled out alive today on Thursday - six days after being trapped in the rubble of the collapsed building in Huruma, Nairobi, Kenya

Woman rescued alive 6 days after building collapsed in Kenya

Rescue workers continue to search for survivors in Huruma neighbourhood in the rubble of a six-storey building that collapsed in Nairobi, Kenya, May 5. A woman has been rescued after being trapped six days under the rubble. (THOMAS MUKOYA / REUTERS)

The rescued woman was evacuated by ambulance to Kenyatta National Hospital.

The Abbas Gullet, head of the Kenya Red Cross, expressed joy that the woman was found alive after six days, according to a report by thestar.com

The death toll from the disaster has risen to 36 and 70 people are still missing, the report said.

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