Police truck overturns with 20 APs aboard
01 May 2016, 16:51
Kajiado - 20 AP officers were involved in an accident after their truck collided with a Tanzania-bound lorry and then overturned near Isinya town Saturday night.
The officers who belong to the elite Rural Border Patrol Unit were heading to Kitengela on a special mission when the accident occurred.
According to The Star, 10 of the officers suffered injuries and were rushed to Kitengela Medical and Nairobi West hospitals for treatment.
Two weeks ago, another police lorry that overturned at the Kibunja-Salgaa blackspot after developing braking problems.
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According to reports, the lorry was ferrying ammunition from Eldoret town to the armoury headquarters.
News of the accident spread fast in the neighbourhood, prompting residents to flock the scene with some threatening to loot the overturned lorry.
It took the combined effort of administration police officers from Rongai Police office and General Service Unit (GSU) officers from the nearby Jolly camp who used batons, sticks and whips to dispel the crowd and prevent mayhem.
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