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School bus overturns killing 2 pupils, scores injured

School trip turns tragic

Oloika Primary School bus with 46 pupils and 4 teachers overturns, kills 2 pupils injures scores along Magadi-Kiserian Road

A school bus has killed two pupils after it overturned along Magadi-Kiserian Road at Kamuru area early on Thursday morning.

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The bus belonging to Oloika Primary School allegedly veered off the road after the driver lost control.

One pupil, a KCPE candidate is said to have died on the spot while the other, a Class Five pupil was pronounced dead at Magadi Hospital.

The bus had 46 pupils on board along with four teachers who were accompanying the students for a school trip. According to police, 35 pupils were seriously injured and were treated at the hospital.

Four pupils have been admitted at the hospital and are said to be in stable but serious condition while the remaining five suffered minor injuries that were attended to quickly. discharged.

Kajiado West Sub County Commissioner Wiliam Kakimoni confirmed the incident adding that his officers were at hand to help with rescue operations.

Pupils shivering in the morning cold

In an unrelated incident, a photo of school children outside a school gate in Limuru caused a stir on social media on Tuesday.

The photo that was allegedly taken at 5:30 a.m. at the St Paul Kabuku Primary School showed about six pupils camping outside the gate with the commentator who posted it suggesting that they were waiting for the watchman to get up.

Noel Amit commented: "And the way Limuru is cold . These children should not have to go through this."

Tim Gitonga added: "Where are the parents? Parents must take responsibility of their children and deal with the school accordingly. Surely the good Prof. Magoha [Education CS] cannot adjudicate matters within parent real of control."

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