In Summary
  • The government is appealing to families of the Gilgil bus accident casualties to avail themselves for DNA testing at Chiromo Hospital mortuary today.
  • 19 people died with 14 others injured on Saturday when a Flash Link Bus collided with two trucks at Mbaraki along the Nakuru Highway.
  • National Disaster Management Unit deputy communication director Mr Pius Mwachi requested  family members to avail themselves today and submit samples for DNA testing.

The government is appealing to families of the Gilgil bus accident casualties to avail themselves for DNA testing at Chiromo Hospital mortuary today.

This follows the transportation of the six bodies that were hard to identify from Gilgil to Chiromo on Sunday.

Some 20 people died with 14 others injured on Saturday when a Flash Link Bus collided with two trucks at Mbaraki along the Nakuru Highway.

Survivors were rushed to St Mary's Hospital, with the dead being taken to a Gilgil mortuary.

IDENTIFICATION

Relatives of the dead are to undergo DNA test today in order to assist with the identification process.

National Disaster Management Unit deputy communication director Pius Mwachi said the six bodies were transported in 13 body bags.

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