The sports category has moved to a new website.
ADVERTISEMENT

Meet the brave girl who risked her life to rescue colleagues in school fire

8 student perished in the fire

8 student perished in the night fire with others rushed to the hospital where they have been receiving treatment.

Among them is a girl who saved her school mates during the fire tragedy who is still fighting for her life in the ICU at Nairobi Women’s Hospital.

The girl identified as Mary Mokaya was woken up by the fumes and started waking up the rest of the girls to rush out of the dormitory.

ADVERTISEMENT

The 16-year-old who has been praised by fellow students for waking them up ended up with 66 per cent burn.

According to her mother Florence Agoto, her daughter has always been kind to other people.

“She is a merciful and kind child and since the parents of the children she saved are also praying for her” I am hopeful she will be fine,” her mother said.

Mary was badly burnt to the point of not being easy to identified as it took the teacher who brought her to the hospital to identify her with the help of her mother.

ADVERTISEMENT

The fire that broke out at around 2am burnt down Kabarnet dormitory that housed 338 from one student.

JOIN OUR PULSE COMMUNITY!

Unblock notifications in browser settings.
ADVERTISEMENT

Eyewitness? Submit your stories now via social or:

Email: news@pulselive.co.ke

Recommended articles

Ruto assigns CDF Kahariri more roles in latest appointments

Ruto assigns CDF Kahariri more roles in latest appointments

The late mountaineer Cheruiyot Kirui honoured with 'Cheruiyot Point' on Mt Everest

The late mountaineer Cheruiyot Kirui honoured with 'Cheruiyot Point' on Mt Everest

How 5 governors reacted after meeting U.S. Vice President, Kamala Harris

How 5 governors reacted after meeting U.S. Vice President, Kamala Harris

5 dead, scores injured in Nakuru-Eldoret highway accident

5 dead, scores injured in Nakuru-Eldoret highway accident

Diaspora PS Roseline Njogu honoured as honorary Georgia citizen

Diaspora PS Roseline Njogu honoured as honorary Georgia citizen

Ruto reveals timeline for deployment of police officers to Haiti

Ruto reveals timeline for deployment of police officers to Haiti

Sh980 million scholarships awarded to 22 vulnerable 2023 KCSE top students

Sh980 million scholarships awarded to 22 vulnerable 2023 KCSE top students

Why Obama slipped away before Ruto & Biden's toast at White House State Dinner

Why Obama slipped away before Ruto & Biden's toast at White House State Dinner

Citizen TV's Ayub Abdikadir puts Biden on the hot seat with tough questions [Video]

Citizen TV's Ayub Abdikadir puts Biden on the hot seat with tough questions [Video]

ADVERTISEMENT