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PHOTO OF THE DAY: Transformers fall on River Road

Kenya Power workers visited the site on Monday to carry out repairs.

In Summary

• Kenya Power attended to the matter on Monday, however, business operators were left without electricity.

• A section of business owners faulted Kenya Power for not carrying out regular checks.

Transformers fell along River Road on the night of October 17, 2021.
Transformers fell along River Road on the night of October 17, 2021.
Image: EZEKIEL AMINGA

Three Kenya power transformers fell along River Road in Nairobi’s Central Business district on Sunday.

No casualties were reported.

Kenya Power attended to the matter on Monday, however, business operators were left without electricity.

A section of business owners faulted Kenya Power for not carrying out regular checks.

“We thank God that nobody was harmed, had it harmed a person this could be a different story," a business owner told the Star.

Kenya Power closed the road as it carried out repairs.

One transformer hit a Chania bus that operated from Nairobi to Mombasa.

"What a way to start the week!" electrics shop owner Kimani told the Star.

"How are we supposed to conduct our business without electricity? I hope they restore it soon."

Transformers fell along River Road on the night of October 17, 2021.
Transformers fell along River Road on the night of October 17, 2021.
Image: EZEKIEL AMINGA
Transformers fell along River Road on the night of October 17, 2021.
Transformers fell along River Road on the night of October 17, 2021.