A requiem mass for the 11 St Gabriel’s Primary School students who died in a road accident to be conducted in Mwingi Town

A requiem mass for the 11 St Gabriel’s Primary School students who died in a road accident to be conducted in Mwingi Town

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BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,9TH AUG 2018-Education cabinet secretary AMina Mohamed will be among parents students and teachers attending a  requiem mass for the 11 St Gabriel’s Primary School students who died in a road accident last Saturday  tobe held today Thursday  in Mwingi town.

Service Will take place at  the St Joseph’s Seminary.

The accident occurred when the school bus that was travelling from Mombasa to Mwingi collided with a lorry.

The driver of the lorry that caused the death of the students has since been charged with causing death by dangerous driving.

Abdallah Hassan pleaded not guilty before Senior Principal Magistrate, Kibet Sambu, who granted him a bond of Sh5 million with two sureties of the same amount.

he was given an alternative of paying  Sh1 million cash bail, until August 20th when his case will be reviewed.

Eight students died on the spot when the school bus collided with the oncoming lorry at Kanginga bridge about 1km from Mwingi Town on the Thika-Garissa Road.

One more died on the way to the Kenyatta National Hospital while another died while undergoing treatment at the hospital.

 

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