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Londiani Tragedy: Death toll to 49 as Murkomen Visits the Accident scene

Londiani Tragedy along Nakuru-Kericho happened at around 6.40pm on Friday. The accident occurred after a lorry lost control ramming into business people, other vehicles, and pedestrians.

According to the recent statement by the rescue team, 49 people have been confirmed dead as others are nursing injuries in their respective hospitals.

After sharing the state at Londiani Tragedy scene, CS Kipchumba Murkomen has decided to physically land at the scene.

As we follow the process to gather his official statement, Kenyans have expressed their mixed Reactions as political leaders to share their views on the Londiani Accident.


Robert Alai – Kileleshwa Ward Member of County Assembly on Londiani Accident

“We see people hawking in the middle of the road from Nairobi to AHERO, Mombasa to Malaba and Namanga to Mandera as normal.

We assume that each one of the drivers we have on the roads is perfectly normal everyday.

Weeks after Migori, we have Londiani and we see the risks in AHERO, Emali, Kitale etc and assume that everyone uses common sense.

When an accident like #Londiani happens, the shortcut is to build more bumps while police do nothing on the road but collect money from those who exceeded the imaginary limits by one or two marks.”

President William Ruto shares condolence after Londiani Tragedy

“The country mourns with the families who have lost loved ones in a horrific road accident in Londiani, Kericho County. It is distressing that some of the fatalities are young people with a promising future and business people who were on their daily chores.

We pray for the speedy recovery of all survivors; you are in our thoughts. We urge motorists to be extra cautious on roads, especially now when we are experiencing heavy rainfall.”

Tambua Africa Reporter

Blogger and news writer at Tambua Africa News.

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