URGENT ¥¥¥ Two dead in Tanzania building site collapse: police

At least two people were confirmed dead after a building under construction collapsed in Tanzania's economic capital of Dar es Salaam Friday, police said.

"The rescue operation is going on well. So far we have managed to retrieve 19 people. Two of them are dead and are two seriously injured," Dar es Salaam regional police chief Suleiman Kova said while briefing Tanzanian President Jakaya Kikwete.

Kikwete visited the scene soon after the incident.