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Suspects in Embakasi gas explosion arraigned in Court

Four suspects linked to the gas explosion that left six people dead and injured more than 200 others in Embakasi have been arraigned in Court.

The four; Derrick Kimathi (Prime Suspect), David Ongare (Director Environment Compliance), Joseph Makau (Head Environmental Impact Assessment) and Mirrian Kioko were arraigned before Milimani Court Tuesday afternoon.

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Three more people succumbed on Sunday after sustaining injuries during last week’s fire tragedy in Embakasi bringing the death toll to six.

While giving a status update on the incident, Government Spokesperson Isaac Mwaura said the other injured patients are still receiving medical care at the Kenyatta University Teaching and Referral Hospital (KUTRH) and the Kenyatta National Hospital.

In KUTRH, out of the 27 patients who were admitted at the facility, eight have been discharged and 19 currently under care, including 10 males, six females, and three minors.

At Kenyatta National Hospital, 27 individuals have been discharged; six in critical condition, suffering from severe burns, while 34 others continue to receive care in various wards.

The patients are undergoing a range of treatments, including wound care, dressing, pain control, and are in consultation with physiotherapists for rehabilitation.

More to follow…

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