One person has died after an accident at a petrol station in Gatundu South constituency in Kiambu County.
Area police commander Wilmot Mwakio said the deceased was conducting repairs on an old petrol tank before tragedy struck.
“He was working on an old petrol tank that was due to be relocated. Six tanks that were not in use had been earmarked for the exercise,” police said.
However, as he was welding a hook to facilitate the relocation, the old underground storage tank blasted killing him on the spot.
The body has been taken to Gatundu Mortuary awaiting autopsy.