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Matatu bursts into flames killing 6 people [Photos]

The matatu had crashed head-on with a saloon car

Wreckage of the matatu involved in the accident at Kwa Majini bridge on the Thika-Garissa highway in Machakos County

Six people have died and eight others left injured after a 14-seater matatu and a saloon car collided head-on before bursting into flames along Matuu-Kithimani Road in Machakos County.

The six occupants were burnt beyond recognition after a gas cylinder that was in the matatu burst into flames following the collision.

According to police who visited the scene, the survivors were rushed to nearby Matuu Level 4 Hospital with grave burn injuries.

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