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5 killed in Kenya bus crash
Five people have died and dozens others have been injured after two buses collided in Kenya’s Nairobi-Mombasa highway.
The two buses that were heading in the opposite directions collided after the Nairobi bound bus veered off its lane.
The crash happened at 02:00 local time (23:00 GMT) in the Kiongwani area in eastern Kenya, according to the Daily Nation.
Some 62 injured passengers were rushed to hospital for treatment, the local police commander Joseph ole Napeiyan is quoted as saying in the Daily Nation.
Mr Napeiyan also told the Star newspaper that police had managed to control traffic and there was no grid lock on the busy highway.