Nairobi Fire: More Dead in Week of Tears

More than 100 people died in one of Kenya's darkest weeks when petrol leaking from a pipeline caught fire.

Kenya Slum Fire

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Kenyans gathered around the scene of the explosion


  • Kenya:   35 Slum Fire Victims Die in Hospital

    Nation, 19 September 2011

    The number of people who have died at the Kenyatta National Hospital following the Sinai village fire tragedy has risen to 35. Read more »

  • Kenya:   Were Sinai Locals Tipped Off?

    Nation, 17 September 2011

    There is a possibility that some residents of Sinai slum were expecting the petrol that swept through an open drain, fuelling a fire that killed more than 100 people and left… Read more »



  • More Lives Lost in Sinai Fire Tragedy

    Publication Date:
    12 September 2011

    Over one hundred people have been confirmed dead in a slum fire in Nairobi. More bodies are scattered all over the sprawling slum estate that are ... see more »

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