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Lunga-Lunga Petrol Pipeline Explosion…

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Was slowly getting ready to go to Holland for the first session of a week long Masterclass late tonight when I caught the breaking news on the BBC of a large explosion in the industrial area of Nairobi.  I went down there and the scene that greeted me in and amongst the chaos was truly horrific.  Apparently there was a burst petrol pipeline and as people were trying to siphon off the fuel, a fire caused an explosion killing – at current estimates – around 70 people.  It’s such a tragic and familiar story here – and as petrol prices go up and up it can only get more frequent…

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