2 pupils dead, 34 injured after school trip turns tragic


2 pupils dead, 34 injured after school trip turns tragic

In Summary

  • Police report that the accident happened after the driver of the bus the children were travelling in lost control and the vehicle overturned at Kamukuru area on the Magadi-Kiserian road.
  • Kajiado West Sub County Commissioner Wiliam Kakimoni confirmed the incident and said the bus was carrying 46 students and four teachers.

Two pupils from Oloika Primary School died, scores injured and rushed to hospital after a dawn accident during a school trip.

Police report that the accident happened after the driver of the bus the children were travelling in lost control and the vehicle overturned at Kamukuru area on the Magadi-Kiserian road.

Kajiado West Sub County Commissioner Wiliam Kakimoni confirmed the incident and said the bus was carrying 46 students and four teachers.

A class eight pupil died on the spot while the second victim, a Class five pupil was pronounced dead on arrival at the Magadi hospital.

Police state that 35 children were rushed to hospital with various injuries and four were admitted but their condition is listed as fair. The rest were treated and discharged.

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