Two students of Stephjoy Boys Christian High School in Ndeiya, Kiambu County, Kenya died early yesterday morning, after a fire broke out in their dormitory.

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Ian Kamau, 16 and Edwin Mugo, 15 perished in the fire which occurred on Monday, August 3, while eight others were injured.

One of them who sustained serious burns was taken to Kenyatta National Hospital while the other seven were admitted to Tigoni Hospital in Limuru.

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Kiambu County Police Commander, James Mugera said the fire started at about 1 am on Monday while most of the students were sleeping.

He said investigation into the incident have been launched in order to know the cause of the fire.

However, according to latest reports, 10 other students has been detained on suspicion of arson.

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