Two peo­ple killed, eight in­jured in ac­ci­dents

Daily Nation (Kenya) - - NATIONAL NEWS - — Ni­cholas Komu — Faith Nya­mai

Two peo­ple died and eight oth­ers were in­jured in sep­a­rate ac­ci­dents in Ny­eri town on Mon­day night. In one of the ac­ci­dents, a tai­lor was crushed to death af­ter a matatu rammed into a café in Ngan­garithi. Ny­eri County Ad­min­is­tra­tion Po­lice Com­man­der Njue Njagi said three peo­ple were se­ri­ously in­jured. In an­other ac­ci­dent, a boda boda rider was killed af­ter be­ing hit by a trailer at Ba­nana Leaf. Po­lice re­ports in­di­cate that the rider was try­ing to over­take a ve­hi­cle.

Turkana county gov­ern­ment has re­ceived Sh57 mil­lion to sup­port devel­op­ment projects in the re­gion that are geared towards end­ing hunger and poverty. The funds have been re­leased by the Nor­way gov­ern­ment in an agree­ment signed with the UN. The UN Res­i­dent Co­or­di­na­tor Sid­dharth Chat­terie said the money will be used to sup­port projects in var­i­ous sec­tors in­clud­ing health, agri­cul­ture, tourism and other devel­op­ment en­deav­ours.

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