Nairobi Pipeline Explodes, Killing at Least 75

Posted on September 12, 2011

A gas pipeline exploded in Kenya's capital of Nairobi. The BBC reports that at least 75 people were killed in the blast. The blast may have been sparked when a man tossed a cigarette butt into a sewer. The Nairobi-Mombasa pipeline had been leaking fuel and people were gathered around it trying to collect some of the leaking fuel before the explosion occurred. Take a look: