Sunday, 22 December 2013

Several injured as cargo train derails in Kibera

A view of the scene where a cargo train derailed in Kibera on December 22, 2013. PHOTO | KIARIE NJOROGE | NAIROBI NEWS
A view of the scene where a cargo train derailed in Kibera on December 22, 2013. PHOTO 

cargo train on Sunday morning derailed while passing through Kibera near Nyayo Highrise estate in Nairobi, crashing into nearby houses and injuring several people.
Both St John Ambulance and Kenya Red Cross confirmed through their twitter accounts that they had dispatched ambulances to the area.
However, the rescue operation was hampered by the large crowd of people who had gathered, according to a Nation reporter at the scene.
The injured were rushed to the nearby Kenyatta National Hospital