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Human rights defender loses two kin in tragic road accident

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[Haki Africa Executive Director Hussein Khalid. Photo/Courtesy]

Renowned Human rights defender and Human rights Organisation, Haki Africa Executive Director Hussein Khalid is mourning two of his kin.

The two, a 13-year-old nephew and a niece were involved in a tragic road accident near Voi along the Nairobi-Mombasa highway on Sunday evening.

The entire family of eight was travelling to Mombasa from Nairobi when their Noah private vehicle got a front tire burst and rolled several times killing the minor on the spot.

The other 7 victims were rushed to the Moi referral hospital in Voi, Taita Taveta county where they were treated.

They were urgently transferred to Agha khan and Pandya private hospitals in Mombasa and were admitted to the Intensive Care Units (ICU) of the hospitals in critical condition.

Special burial prayers for the deceased were conducted at the TSS mosque in Mombasa at 1 pm.

The two were later laid to rest under the Islamic rites.