48 killed in truck accident in W Kenya

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At least 48 people died in a road accident in the town of Londiani in Kenya’s Kericho County, local media report.

Regional police commander Tom Odera said as cited by The Star newspaper on Friday that a total of 48 bodies had been recovered following the accident.

The accident occurred at a busy junction, when a truck lost control and rammed into several vehicles and pedestrians, the newspaper said.

According to local media reports, over a dozen people were injured.

The rescue operation continues and the death toll could rise, Odera said.

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