Septic Tank Caves In, 12 Nursery Kids Rushed to Hospital

  • 12 nursery school children were on Thursday afternoon, February 27 injured after a cemented septic tank caved in.

    K24 Digital was first to report that the children, from Moi’s Bridge Baptist Bible Mission School in Uasin Gishu County, were playing on the cemented top of the sewage system when it tumbled down.

    The pupils were rescued by good samaritans and rushed to Moi Bridge Health Centre, where they were treated and discharged.

    Children being taught in a school
    Children being taught in a school

    The publication spoke to Moi’s Bridge Senior Chief, Wilson Sirma, who stated that the affected children were aged between four and eight years.

    The school is set to be closed indefinitely.

    This comes days after 14 students at Kakamega Primary School lost their lives following a stampede that is believed to have occurred as they were running away from their classes on February 3.

    39 others were reportedly injured and rushed to Kakamega County Referral Hospital, following the tragic incident that happened after the final bell rang out.

    Some of the witnesses at the scene of the dreadful stampede claimed that some of the pupils fell from the third floor of the building as they ran out of class.

    Panic filled the air as brave residents rushed to the school to help ferry the injured to the hospital.

    Parents from Kakamega Primary School where a stampede occurred on February 3, 2020.
    Parents congregate at Kakamega Primary School where a stampede occurred on February 3, 2020.
    Citizen Digital