Videos-Sonko storms KPC offices over Sinai fire tragedy
Three members of parliament and their supporters stormed the Kenya pipeline headquarters demanding an explanation on the fire tragedy that left a trail of destruction in the Sinai slum. The group led by Makadara Member of Parliament Gideon Mbuvi alias Mike Sonko and his Embakasi counterpart Ferdinand Waititu roughed up security officers at the entrance before forcing its way to the lift. The group was however unable to speak to the company management. The MPs are demanding full compensation for the victims and their families.
NTV ‘predicted’ fire tragedy in a 2008 report
For many analysts someone should have seen this tragedy coming. Only three years ago, NTV’s Rita Tinina was in Sinai to cover a standoff between the residents and the Kenya Pipeline Company. And even then it was clear, this slum was just a disaster waiting to happen. Here is the story that NTV did back then.
In Sinai,several families are in mourning as the true magnitude of the tragedy becomes clearer. Many households are still waiting for news from their loved ones but as Irene Choge reports, hope of finding them alive is dwindling by the hour.