Monday, 17 November 2014
Kenya power and lighting company miss death in Kibera slum Nairobi
Kenya power and lighting Company technician missed death over the weekend
when he disconnected live wire in Kibera slum Nairobi
The technician was among those working in Kibera under slum upgrading when
the incident happens as his workmate hopeless watch.
According to the eye witness the victims was up on the pole with his workmate
when his hand comes in contact with live wire.
The victim cried for over 4 minutes in pains as both his workmates and members
of the public watch, he was alter rescued and rushed to hospital, the incident put
Kenya Power and Lighting Company on spot for working on poles when the power
is on last Friday another technician fail down while working on the pole few meters
and the weekend incident.
Following the incident residence and area leaders appealed to Kenya Power and Lighting
Company to make sure that there in emergency personals and stand by van in-case of i
accident as up grading of power in the slum zooms because weekend victim was taken
to hospital on Lory
Majority of technician upgrading power in Kibera are students without experience