Bus, train crash claims six lives in Umoja area, Nairobi (13 PHOTOS)

Updated: October 30, 2013

Six people have been confirmed dead following an accident involving a train and a matatu in Umoja, Nairobi.

The matatu was crossing a railway line as the train approached when the accident happened. Red Cross in its latest tweet however puts the figure of the dead at eight after two casualties succumbed to injuries. “Death toll rises to 8 after two casualties succumbed to their injuries,” reports RedCross adding that the injured have been rushed to nearby Mama Lucy hospital.

According to eye witness, the minibus was dragged almost 500 meters from the accident scene.

Adopted from: The Standard Group

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