Death Toll From The Siaya Fuel Tanker Explosion Rises to 17

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The Siaya fuel tank explosion on Sunday killed at least 14. The death toll has now risen to 17, Police have confirmed. Among those who have succumbed is a 19 year old, 6 months pregnant woman. She was receiving treatment at the Siaya Referral Hospital. The other two victims died on Monday.

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Commenting on the incident ODM Leader Raila Odinga said that the accident needs to be the last accident of its nature . A similar accident occurred in 1998 , a few kilometers away from the current accident.

Siaya Governor Rasanga Cornel said that support will be accorded to those affected by the accident.

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