Scores Injured After Tree Branch Breaks At Kinoru Stadium In Meru (VIDEO)

Kinoru stadium
Citizens on the tree that broke in Kinoru Stadium. /Courtesy
Kinoru stadium
Citizens on the tree that broke in Kinoru Stadium. /Courtesy

20 people have been rushed to the hospital after a tree they were hanging on broke its branches as they followed the Madaraka Day celebrations at Kinoru Stadium in Meru.

The stadium with a capacity of 18, 000 people had filled by 7 am in the morning and those who missed space were seen hanging around the stadium before they allowed in after presentations.

Read: Stampede At Madaraka Day Celebrations Venue As Thousands Force Way In

Others who were not lucky to get in hang on the trees to get a better view while others sat under it for shade.

A branch of the tree unfortunately broke injuring those who were on top and under the tree. The incident comes hours after a stampede was reported in the morning as people attempted to force themselves inside the Kinoru Stadium.

Here is the video:

Do you have a story you want told? Do you know of a sensitive story you would like us to get our hands on? Email your news TIPS to

Written by Merxcine Cush

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

How Tuskys Supermarket is Being Killed by Top Executives Led by CEO Dan Githua

rice traders

Two Rice Traders Caught Repackaging And Changing Expiry Date