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Two people injured during Bishop Korir’s funeral
By Fay Ngina | Updated Nov 11, 2017 at 11:54 EAT
Bishop Korir laid to rest
  • Two people were injured during the late Bishop Cornelius Korir's funeral
  • Reports say the incident happened after LCD screen fell on them

Two people were injured on Saturday 11 November during the funeral of the late Bishop Cornelius Korir after an LCD screen fell on them. Bishop Korir is being laid to rest inside Sacred Heart Cathedral Catholic Church.

The incident happened while Deputy President William Ruto and other bishops were waiting for the arrival of President Uhuru Kenyatta.

Reports say that the screen was pushed by strong winds that were hoisted on huge metals. The injured people were rushed to Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital.

Bishop Korir had been receiving treatment at the St. Luke's Hospital in Eldoret but met his death when he arrived at the Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital on Monday morning 30 October.

The late Bishop was among the Church leaders in North Rift region warned political leaders against utterances that might divide Kenyans along tribal lines.

He died at the age of 67.

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