Kenyan minister killed in crash

Kipkalya Kones, the roads minister among dead after plane crash in west of country.


    The plane, carrying the minister from the Orange Democratic Movement (ODM), was operated by Nairobi-based Flight Trade Limited.
     
    Salim Lone, a spokesman for the Orange Democratic Movement, said: "I am confirming that they were on the plane that crashed. I am not confirming that they are dead, but the police are confirming that all aboard died."

    The ODM entered a power-sharing government with the party of Mwai Kibak, the president, after disputed elections in December caused widespread violence. 
     
     
     

    SOURCE: Agencies


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