A family from Murang'a County is now saying they will be forced to dedicate their lives after losing three children who suffered the same fate.
Friday was the saddest day of their lives after their daughter and son lost their lives in what has been termed as act of valor by the son. Nation.Africa reports that 12-year-old Ian Mwangi and his 9-year-old Precious Nyambura were walking home from school and got hit by a matatu near Delview Hotel in Thika Town.
Photo: Ian and Precious/Courtesy
The vehicle reportedly hit all six pupils but only the brother and sister died. The driver was ferrying mourners and was rushing to beat traffic jump. He overlapped and while trying to avoid bumps, it hit pupils. The boy saw the wild matatu running towards his sister and witnesses recall that they only saw him looking back and jumping to hold the girl's hand only to be hit.
The family revealed that in 2018, they lost their first born son who was 15-years-old through the same circumstances. They now want to dedicate their lives to God as their second and third Borns have undergone the same fate.
The family is now fearing for their last born daughter who is two and half years old. They prayed saying that they really need God because it is scary that their children due through road accidents.
The family is planning to bury Ian and Precious in the same grave but different caskets in Maragua Constituency on 14th May.
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