Trader injured in Sagana explosion

Businesswoman Ms Teresa Wambui narrates to Nation her recollection of the explosion that destroyed her building in Sagana Town, Kirinyaga County on January 24, 2016. PHOTO | JOSEPH KANYI | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • 40-year-old Antony Muriuki suffered head and hand injuries and was taken to the nearby Sagana Sub-County Hospital.

  • At one point, the usually busy town was completely deserted, as residents and traders abandoned their work and scampered for safety.

  • The explosion was so strong that it ripped the steel doors of the depot and threw them 20 metres away from the scene.

  • Kariti Ward Rep Joel Wagura said such an explosion could only be caused by a bomb.

A trader was seriously injured and property worth thousands of shillings destroyed when an explosion rocked Sagana Town in Kirinyaga County.

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