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"The 50 Students Hospitalised For Inhaling Smoke While Fighting Off Fire Are Safe" Dr. Kanyembe

Atleast 50 students as from the time of writing are hospitalised for inhaling smoke while putting off fire from their domitory.


The Ofafa Jericho High School Students were admitted to the Metropolitan Hospital in Buruburu, Nairobi.


According to the Metropolitan Hospital chief executive officer, Dr. Kanyembe Gakombe, no student had received any burn wounds and that they are only uncomfortable after inhaling the smoke for over an hour while putting off the fire.

"We received 50 young men reported to have been in a fire incident at their school. They tried to put out the fire and in the process inhaled the smoke. Most of them have suffered smoke inhalation attacks," he stated.


Gakombe added that they received alot of calls from the neighbouring hospitals to help them in treating the boys and some were transfered to the mentioned hospitals.


"Some students have been moved to MP Shah, Nairobi Women, and Avenue hospitals," Gakombe affirmed.


The chief executive officer has also assured the school that the admitted students will be taken care of and only a few students veered to stay in the hospital for 24hours or so.

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