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Kenya: Fire Burns Down Dormitory in Nyamira School

A fire burnt down a dormitory in Tonga Omonuri Adventist Primary School in Nyamira South Sub-County on Wednesday night, adding to escalating cases of fire incidents in schools in the country.

The sub-county education quality assurance and standards officer, Seje Sylvance, said the fire broke out at the boys' dormitory around 8pm and spread quickly, destroying pupils' belongings of unknown value.Mr Sylvance said it started when the pupils were in class for night prep.The scene has been preserved awaiting scenes of crime personnel and further investigations," said Mr Sylvance."Police visited the scene of the fire together with the criminal investigations department team.

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