Friday, December 7, 2012

Blast in Eastleigh near Hidiya Mosque

An explosion has been reported in Eastleigh suburb, barely 48 hrs after a similar one left one person dead and scores injured.

The incident which happened at about 8pm on Friday night took place near Hidiya Mosque next to Ushirika Flats and has left 10 people wounded.

Police are at the scene and the injured have been rushed to Afueni Hospital in Buru Buru.

Kamukunji Member of Parliament Yusuf Hassan was among those injured. He suffered a fractured leg and was rushed to Aga Khan Hospital.
A child was also among the wounded.
3 people confirmed dead. Casualties are undergoing treatment at Kenyatta National Hospital.
Kenya Red Cross reports: 16 casualties (3 at the Aga Khan Hospital and 13 at the Kenyatta National Hospital).
Death toll rises to 5.
10 people have been arrested in connection with the blast.

We will keep you updated
We send our condolences to the aggrieved families 

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