14 pupils killed in Kakamega Primary School stampede

What you need to know:

  • Western Region Police Commander Peris Kimani confirmed the report, saying 20 were treated at the county's general and referral hospital and discharged.
  • Reports indicated that the students had been running out of class at 5pm when the tragedy occurred.
  • Leaders and security chiefs were among those who went to the hospital after receiving reports of the incident.
  • Via Twitter, Orange Democratic Movement leader Raila Odinga sent a condolence message in which he described the incident as "unfortunate and regrettable".

Fourteen pupils died while at least 39 were seriously wounded in a stampede at Kakamega Primary School on Monday.


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