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Seven pupils have lost their lives after their classrooms collapsed with them in it at Precious Talent School on Ngong Road in Nairobi County.

The 7 am i******t saw a two storey building of the school caved in leaving several pupils i*****d.

The Kenya R*******s has reported that dozens of the pupils have been t*****d in the rubbles. Rescue operations are underway with residents, parents and good samaritans combing through the debris using rudimentary tools.

The classes that collapsed were housing the junior primary pupils but the most affected are those in Standard Six, Seven and Eight on the ground floor, who were t*****d in the rubble.

The c****************g was constructed using iron sheets, sub-standard irons and cemented floor.

School Management

Speaking to journalists in the scene, Moses Ndirangu, the manager at Precious Talent School has blamed the Nairobi City County for the collapse of the school building.

“The City-County recently started digging a sewer line right behind the school building, thus rendering it weak and vulnerable to collapsing,” said Ndirangu.

He attributed the huge population of the school, 800 pupils, to the good performance in the National Examination. The area also lacks a public school.

Kenyatta National Hospital received 64 c********s with two pupils, a boy and a girl in c*****************s.

“Most of the i*****d students are stable and we will treat and discharge them except for the two students. We have done x-rays, CT Scans and other examinations to the pupils,” said Dr Evason Kamuri the acting CEO KNH.

2 COMMENTS

  1. It’s with great sadness that we wake up with such a tragedy. I personally send my scencere condolence to the affected families during this difficult moment and also urge both the county and national government to do the investigation and bring to book the personalities responsible for this weak building.

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