According to the Citizen newspaper:
The demolition went on smoothly. In fact some tenants packed their belongings on Friday and left for fear of losing them. Those who believed that NHC would not execute its determination were shocked and struggled to save their goods as bulldozers were pulling down the buildings.
“We managed to recover some but the rest of my properties have been destroyed or looted,” said Ms Tatu Ali who owned a shop in one of the buildings.