Thirteen youngsters died and greater than 40 others have been injured in a stampede that occurred as they left faculty in western Kenya on Monday, native police mentioned.
“We have lost 13 children in this stampede and we have others in the hospital with injuries,” David (*13*), the police chief within the city of Kakamega, advised reporters.
The crush passed off at round 5:00 pm (1400 GMT) when panic broke out as the scholars went dwelling for the day from Kakamega Primary faculty.
The motive for the panic continues to be unclear.
“We have launched an investigation to establish what exactly happened,” (*13*) mentioned.
Kenya Red Cross mentioned on Twitter that emergency providers have been responding to a “fatal stampede” on the faculty.