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A University of Nairobi student Dies and More than 141 Injured in Stampede Linked to Al-Shabaab Terror Attack

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A third year student succumbed to injuries following a stampede at the University of Nairobi’s Kikuyu Campus g after a power transformer exploded.
According the university’s Vice Chancellor Prof Peter Mibithi, 141 others were admitted to hospitals, 99 of them at the Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH) one at Karen Hospital and 37 at Kikuyu Hospital.
Some students jumped from the sixth floor of their hostels. “The explosion from the transformer went off and there was a succession of the same for about 20 seconds that made many of the students think it was Al-Shabaab who had attacked,” said a student who said he survived with a scratch in the face.

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