Death toll from Moi Girls fire in Nairobi rises to nine

The death toll from the fire that razed a dormitory at Moi Girls Nairobi on Saturday has jumped to nine.

Education Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i on Monday said one more girl who was fighting for her life at Nairobi Women’s Hospital succumbed to her injuries on Sunday.

At the same time, Dr Matiang’i said the fire was started by an arson attack and not as a result of accident without giving details.

Police, he said, were narrowing down to suspects in their investigations.

More follows.

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