17 GSU Officers Injured at Marakaru Accident

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Seventeen General Service Unit (GSU) officers were on Monday night injured after being involved in a bad accident at Marakaru along the Kanduyi– Chwele road. Among the 17, two officers were critically injured and are fighting for their lives whereas the15 others sustained minor injuries and bruises.

Bungoma South OCPD David Kirui confirmed the incident stating that the officers were on patrol headed to Chwele market when the accident occurred.

"The officers were ensuring all was well after elections when their car hit a pothole and rolled," he stated. Kirui further noted that the two seriously injured officers had been transferred to Bungoma West hospital for specialised treatment.

The accident comes only a few days after eight people died and several others injured in an accident at Ngonyi area along Meru-Nairobi highway.

The accident occurred about 25 kilometers from Meru town after a matatu lost control while trying to overtake a boda-boda and rammed into a lorry.

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