Kenyans woke up to the horrific news of a tanker explosion in Naivasha that saw the death of 40 people
The accident involved a fuel tanker and 14 other vehicles near Kinungi trading center, Naivasha.
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Witnesses said the driver of the tanker lost control and hit the other vehicles, causing huge flames reducing them to shells.
“It was unbelievable, there are bodies burnt beyond recognition. Many others were left nursing injuries some of them serious,” said a witness.
A senior police officer said that the death toll could rise as some people were still trapped in the burning wrecks.
The officer said that ten vehicles and scores of people had been completely burnt after the bizarre incident at the renowned black spot.
“At the moment we are keen on reopening the highway as we seek more information into this incident which has left over thirty people dead,” he said.
Lois Kim, a popular gospel artiste who also has political aspirations, has sent her condolences to the families and friends of those who have lost loved ones in the tragedy.
“The devil is running rampant, He’s on a mission to kill, steal and destroy. In the name of Jesus, devil I bind every evil spirits. mission aborted! We are covered by the blood Of Jesus. I cancel every assignment. No weapon formed against us shall prosper in the name of Jesus. God watch over us during this festive season. Cover the nation with the blood of Jesus. Protect us from the danger seen and unseen. Keep us safe as we celebrate the birth of your son Jesus. We need you Lord more than ever. Very devastating news this morning . Lord comfort the affected families, in the Naivasha tanker tragedy. May the lost souls rest in peace. GOD HAVE MERCY!”