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Eight people injured in Nyeri Gas explosion

05 January 2012, 16:50

Nairobs – At least eight people have sustained serious burns following an explosion at a Liquefied Petroleum Gas plant in Nyeri, police said.

“So far we can confirm that eight people have been injured and rushed to hospital. The fire is massive but we trying to put it out,” Central Provincial Police chief John Mbijiwe said.

He said the incident occurred at Giakanja trading centre shortly after 11 am but the exact cause of the fire remains unclear.

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