There is heavy traffic snarl up on Thika Road, on both sides of the road, between Githurai and Kasarani
Residents of Githurai area barricaded the road in protest over reports that a 14-seater matatu plunged into a dam nearby resulting in fatalities. They complained that there had been no action from emergency services or law enforcement to save the passengers or to retrieve the bodies.
12:51 Yesterday, a 14-seater matatu plunged into a damn bordering Githurai and Roysambu...... Unconfirmed sources intimate that, about 18 persons could have boarded the matatu. Already two male bodies removed out of the dam. pic.twitter.com/xg8prM0WP9 via @ThikaTowntoday— Ma3Route (@Ma3Route) September 25, 2018
Netizens, through a web platform-Ma3route, have since taken up the matter and are sharing photos and videos of the traffic situation: