Bus carrying students overturns on Nyeri-Mukurweini Road,over 30 injured

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BY CORRESPONDENT/KORIR JUMA,16TH JUNE 2018-A  bus carrying Thirty-three students of Kangubiri Girls Secondary School  overturned at Tambaya on Nyeri-Mukurweini road overturned leaving occupants injured .

Bus bus belonging to Rukagina sacco was ferrying the students to Nairobi.Sources at the scene told www.upesinews.co.ke that the bus left the school at around 9am with all 33 traveling to Nairobi for  holidays.

The injured students were taken to  Mukurweini and Nyeri County Referral hospitals for treatment.

Mukurweini Hospital Superintendent Kelvin Kibaara says  two girls among the injured were in critical condition after suffering deep cuts.

“They are in stable condition. We received 33 students at 9.30a.m. Two had deep cuts and the rest soft injuries,” said the doctor.

The school principal, Ms Agnes Mathenge, said the students were picked by the Rukagina Sacco bus at the school gate at 9.00 am to head home for their mid-term holiday.

It was not clear what led to overturning of the bus.

 

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