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.
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.