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On Wednesday, a road crash killing 15 passengers, occurred in southerneastern Kenya.

Two buses collide along the busy Malindi-Mombasa highway in Kilifi County. Commissioner Kutswa Olaka confirmed 15 people died and more than a dozen others injured in the accident.

According to county officials, one bus was heading to Garissa County in northeastern Kenya while the other was ferrying passengers to Malindi, a coastal town in the country’s southeast. Government employees and both the drivers are among the dead.

Well-wishers with private cars were the first responders, who were later joined by official rescue teams, the Kenya Red Cross, and others. The bodies have been taken to the Malindi hospital’s mortuary.