3 soldiers killed, several injured after KDF truck overturns


3 soldiers killed, several injured after KDF truck overturns
The scene where a KDF truck overturned on Nairobi-Mombasa highway in Makueni County. PHOTO | MICHAEL MUTINDA

In Summary

  • According to Mukaa OCPD Charles Muthui, the soldiers aboard a military truck were coming from Mombasa heading to Kahawa barracks in Nairobi.
  • Nine soldiers who were injured were rushed to Machakos Level 5 hospital for treatment.

Three Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) soldiers died and several others injured following a road accident at Salama slope on the Nairobi-Mombasa highway in Makueni County.

According to Mukaa OCPD Charles Muthui, the KDF soldiers aboard a military truck were coming from Mombasa heading to Kahawa barracks in Nairobi when the accident happened.

One soldier died on the spot and nine others were rushed to Machakos Level 5 hospital for treatment after sustaining injuries. Two others succumbed to their injuries while undergoing treatment..

One soldier is also reported to have escaped unhurt.

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