Narrow escape for 50 after bus catches fire in Gilgil

The bus that was burnt catching fire in Gilgil on January 3, 2019. PHOTO | MACHARIA MWANGI | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • The 50 passengers on board, according to the Gilgil Sub-County Police Commander Emmanuel Opuru, escaped unhurt during the incident at about 2 am.
  • The shaken passengers spent the rest of the night at Gilgil Police Station, with the bus company making arrangements for them to be driven to their destinations.

A Kitale-bound bus was burnt to a shell in the wee hours of Friday after a rear tyre burst ignited a fire.

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