Sad Day in Kenya As 13 Children Die After a Stampede in School


It is a sad day in Kenya as thirteen pupils died while over 20 others are nursing serious injuries following a stampede at Kakamega Primary School on Monday.

Western Region Police Commander Peris Kimani confirmed the report, saying 20 were treated at the county’s general and referral hospital and discharged.

According to the Daily Nation, the students had been running out of class at 5pm when the tragedy occurred. Some of the students fell from the third floor of the building as they ran out of class.

This is a developing story. More to follow