Two Australians reportedly killed in Kenya bus crash

Two Australians reportedly killed in Kenya bus crash

Two Australians have reportedly been killed in a bus crash in Kenya, while another 14 Australians are believed to have been injured.

The bus was traveling to the popular gaming reserve Masai Mara, when it blew a tyre, left the road and crashed in to a creek, about two hours west of the capital Nairobi.

Kenyan media was reporting this morning an Australian woman had been killed, with indications another Australian has also died.

Fairfax media is now reporting an Australian man and woman, both aged in their 60s, has died.

14 other Australians are believed to have been injured, some of which remain in hospital is a serious condition.

Kenya is notorious for the poor quality of its roads, and going by bus is considered the most risky way to travel around East Africa.

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