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Tragedy hit Moi girls as 7 students die after dormitory fire

Tragedy hit Moi girls as 7 students die after dormitory fire

BY JOHN WERU,NAIROBI,2ND SEPT 2017-A Tragedy has befallen Moi Girls school in Nairobi  after  fire broke out in one of the school’s dormitory killing Seven students  and injuring 10 others two among them seriously.
Education Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i  who visited the school and confirmed incident.

“Out of the 10, two are in critical condition, doctors have told us the other eight are out of danger,” he said.

He said the school has been closed for two weeks as investigations begin on the cause of the fire.

The CS however said Form Four candidates will resume on Friday and will be assisted to settle as they prepare for the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education examinations.

He said a team of forensic experts, including the government pathologist are at the school to establish the cause of the fire.

He said the school principal has asked parents to pick their children.

Dr Matiang’i, was accompanied by Education Belio Kipsang and Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko.

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