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Woman who witnessed Kiambaa church burn dies - 6 days ago, 15:28

Stephen Rutto

When a church in Kiambaa, Uasin Gishu was burnt during the post-2007 election violence, Elizabeth Wangoi was there to witness it.

Her picture of the grim nature of the moment hit headlines in and out of Kenyan borders. She was photographed wailing, with her raised left hand holding a shoe. 

Now, she is dead.

According to her family, Wangoi, 83, died on Saturday at the Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital (MTRH).

They said she has been in and out of hospital since January 1, 2008, when she survived the fire at Kenya Assemblies of God Pentecostal Church.

Tens of people had sheltered at the church at the height of the post-election violence.

Her death, they say, has rekindled memories of the violence that rocked the country 11 years ago.

They told how the aged Wangoi went into trauma and depression following the tragedy in which at least 40 ...
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