Nairobi - At least eight people were killed and several
others injured Wednesday when a passenger train in Kenya's capital smashed into
a bus at a crossing, Red Cross officials said.
The train crashed into the side of the bus, killing at least
eight people, Kenya Red Cross said.
An AFP photographer at the scene said the bus was buckled
around the front of the train engine.
"The bus crossed the line as the train came at a high
speed... several others are in hospital," said Nairobi police chief Benson
The accident, in Nairobi's Eastlands district, took place as
the roads were crowded with passengers in the morning rush hour.
Several injured have been taken to hospital, some in a
critical condition, Kenya's national disaster response centre said.