31 injured in dormitory fire at Highway Secondary in Nairobi


31 injured in dormitory fire at Highway Secondary in Nairobi
Burnt dormitory at Highway Secondary School in South B, Nairobi. PHOTO| SAMUEL RAMTU

In Summary

  • According to the KNH head of communications Simon Ithae, majority of the students are being managed for smoke inhalation and soft tissue injuries.
  • The students are reported to be in stable condition.

Thirty-one students of Highway Secondary School in South B, Nairobi, were Sunday morning rushed to the Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH) after a fire broke out at the school dormitory.

According to the KNH head of communications Simon Ithae, majority of the students were managed for smoke inhalation and soft tissue injuries.

Twenty-seven of the students have since been discharged with the remaining still under observation.

They are, however, reported to be in stable condition.

The school has since been closed as investigations being launched into the cause of the fire that began at around 8am.

Sources indicate that a number of students at Highway Secondary School are under investigation over the incident suspected to be an arson attack as has been witnessed in various schools across the country.

 

 

For Citizen TV updates
Join @citizentvke Telegram channel



Video Of The Day: Man allegedly killed by uncle over Ksh.9M insurance cover #MurderForProfit

Citizen Reporter
Story By Citizen Reporter
More by this author