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Kenya official says 17 dead after bus plunges into river

AP  |  Narok 

A Kenyan says a bus has plunged into the Siyapei River, causing the deaths of 17 passengers and seriously injuring four people.

said today that 43 passengers survived with minor injuries after the bus ran off the Narok-Mai Mahiu road about 130 Kilometers west of Kenya's capital, The bus was travelling from in western to

Siyapei resident Jackson Sempele says the was trying to avoid hitting a truck that had pulled out onto the highway from a quarry.

Road accidents in result in about 3,000 deaths every year.

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First Published: Wed, April 11 2018. 03:40 IST