16 July 2024,   07:52
Rushing downstairs at end of school, 14 Kenyan children killed in stampede

Fourteen children were killed in a stampede as they rushed down a staircase at the end of classes at a primary school in western Kenya.

At least 39 more pupils were badly hurt in the incident at the Kakamega Primary School, the Daily Nation newspaper said, citing Western Region Police Commander Peris Kimani.

Some of the children fell from the third floor as they ran.