19 residents of Malanga in Gem, Siaya County, who died while siphoning fuel after a petrol tanker overturned and exploded on July 18, are to be buried today, August 6.
Bodies of the victims, who were among 22 persons who perished after the tanker exploded after it was involved in a crash with a lorry hauling milk, were released to their kin early Friday from Yala and Siaya hospital morgues. Two other bodies are still awaiting DNA results while another was buried last week.
In other news – Kenya and Tanzania to jointly check the spread of Covid-19 at Border post
Kenya and Tanzania have finally streamlined cross border health protocols to jointly check the spread of the Covid 19 pandemic between the two East African nations.
The Tanzanian delegation led by the Minister of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children of Tanzania, Dorothy Gwajima has visited Kenya to partner with the Kenyan Ministry of Health (MoH) officials to come up with solutions on how to tackle various health issues affecting the two countries, including the Covid-19 pandemic. Learn more