VERY SAD IMAGES: KENYANS MOURN THE DEATH OF OVER 40 PEOPLE… WHO PERISHED TONIGHT AFTER A TANKER BUSTED INTO FLAMES….

 

Rescuers in frantic efforts to save victims at the scene of accident on December 10, 2016 at Karai, Naivasha. Over 40 lives were lost. PHOTO | SULEIMAN MBATIAH | NATION MEDIA GROUP

 

MEDICS STRIKE

Earlier, a Kenya Red Cross official said rescuers had taken 30 bodies to Naivasha Sub-County Hospital Mortuary.

The accident happened on the fifth day of a national strike by doctors and nurses.

One of the vehicles involved in the accident at Karai, Naivasha on December 10, 2016. PHOTO |  SULEIMAN MBATIAH | NATION MEDIA GROUP

Karai is about five kilometres from Naivasha Sub-County Hospital, one of the facilities affected by the industrial action.

Doctors have claimed the government must fulfill the conditions in the Collective Bargaining Agreement signed in 2013; to increase their pay, improve working conditions and hire more doctors to reduce workload.

Among the burnt vehicles was a pick-up truck

 

On Saturday evening, nurses announced they had agreed on a return to work formula.

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