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Kenya declares two days of mourning for explosion victims

09-14-2011 17:24 BJT

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Kenyans are mourning after a gasoline pipeline explosion in the country's capital Nairobi, killed 87. The Kenyan government has declared two days of mourning for the victims.

The Kenya Red Cross Society said they have called off their search and recovery mission at the scene of Monday's explosion. A counseling center and tracking desk have been set up where families can seek help for trauma, and assistance in finding their missing relatives.

Meanwhile, ruined homes have left many with nowhere to go. And, many locals say that if the pipeline had been properly maintained, the tragedy would have been avoided.

Editor:Zhang Ning |Source: CNTV.CN

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