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Eight dead after Ongata Rongai river bursts due to rains

Eight people died after Kandisi River in Ongata Rongai burst as they crossed it on Thursday night. The number rose from three, as reported last night, following the recovery of five more bodies on Friday. A group of people had been crossing the river in Kajiado county when it burst. Read: Three drown …

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100 dead after fierce dust storms in India

At least 100 people have been killed and scores more injured in fierce dust storms that hit the northern Indian states of Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan. The storms on Wednesday disrupted electricity, uprooted trees, destroyed houses and killed livestock. Many of the dead were sleeping when their houses collapsed after …

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One dead, 12 injured after vehicle tyre burst in Narok

One person died while 12 were injured in a road accident in Narok county on Tuesday morning. The accident occurred near Katakala trading centre on Narok-Bomet road, about 10 kilometres from Narok town. The group had been on their way from Narok town, to a funeral service in Bomet, in a vehicle hired …

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Eight dead after matatu rams into truck in Machakos

Eight people died early on Sunday morning when the matatu they were travelling in rammed into a truck near the Machakos turnoff. The accident took place at about 5.30 am at Kwa Muambi on Mombasa-Nairobi highway. Machakos County Police Commander Sammel Mukhedia said six people died at the scene and the …

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Chibok girls: Many abductees dead, says journalist

A Nigerian journalist with links to the Islamist group Boko Haram has claimed only 15 out of the 112 missing Chibok girls are still alive. The 276 schoolgirls were abducted by Boko Haram exactly four years ago. Many have since been released. Ahmad Salkida said he had negotiated for the …

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Bandits shoot dead policeman on Marakwet-Pokot border

A police officer was shot dead at the Elgeyo Marakwet-Pokot border on Friday after a mission to recover stolen livestock turned chaotic. The Anti-Stock Theft Unit officer had been in team trailing bandits who had stolen tens of cows and sheep from Kapyego, Marakwet East on Thursday. He was killed when the …

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Five dead, seven hospitalised after Baringo accident

Five people died and seven others sustained serious injuries following a road accident on the Tenges-Eldama-Ravine road,  Baringo County.  The accident occurred after the driver of the equator sacco matatu lost control of the vehicle causing to veer of the road and roll several times.  Witnesses claim that the accident …

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